“Such as” vs. “as such”. One of our listeners from Nepal, Mohan, wrote to me and said that the phrases as such and such as as are giving him trouble, so for today’s English lesson I would like to look at those two phrases plus 3 other phrases that we use with such.
Here are the example sentences. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or the check the transcript for the details:
How to use and such:
- I like to listen to classic rock music like the Beatles, Rolling stones and such.
- Jack is the marketing manager. He’s in charge of advertising, promotions and such.
- Yuki likes to design and make her own jewelry. She makes earrings, necklaces, rings and such.
How to use such that:
- Tommy’s presentation was such that only someone with technical knowledge could understand.
- His kindness was such that everyone enjoyed his company.
How to use such a:
- It was such a nice day today.
- Happy is such a cute dog.
- Living overseas is such a great experience.
How to use such as:
- We planted some vegetables in the garden this year such as tomatoes cucumbers and eggplants.
- Jenny likes baking desserts such as cakes and pies.
- I like different kinds of jazz such as Dixieland, swing, and bebop.
How to use as such:
- Happy is an old dog. As such, she’s not so active and tends to sleep a lot.
- A smartphone is a sensitive electronic device. As such, you need to handle it carefully.
- Jenny is the office manager. As such, she makes all of the important decisions.
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