The difference between A and B amounts to that A is beneficial while B is not.

I don't know if "that" is properly used in this sentence. I couldn't come up with a better sentence which is as concise as this. I appreciate your suggestion.

  • "amounts to" must be changed to is. that is used correctly. – Tᴚoɯɐuo Apr 4 '18 at 20:19
  • Or ''...amounts to the fact that A is beneficial..." – stangdon Apr 4 '18 at 20:58
  • perhaps: boils down to is better than amounts to here...... – Lambie Apr 5 '18 at 0:06
  • @Tᴚoɯɐuo I want to keep "amount to". – Sasan Apr 5 '18 at 0:48
  • amounts to the fact that is hardly "concise". – Tᴚoɯɐuo Apr 5 '18 at 0:50

If you really need amounts to in there:

The difference between A and B amounts to A being beneficial while B is not.

No that.
The usage of that in "amounts to that" is different.

You might not think you were hurting her, but everything you did amounts to that.

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