442 – Using AS-AS To Talk About Similarity

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We can use AS followed by an adjective or an adverb plus AS to talk similarity or to compare things. For today’s English lesson, let’s have a look at six different ways that the AS…AS combination can be use in this way.

Here are the example sentences. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or check the transcript for the details:

  • Tom is as tall as Jane.
  • The hair salon on Broadway is as expensive as the hair salon on 5th Ave.
  • I am as tired as I was yesterday.
  • Bob is not as tall as Tom.
  • The hair salon on 5th Ave. is not as expensive as the hair salon on Park.
  • I am not as tired as I was yesterday.
  • I can run as quickly as Jack.
  • He ate as much as I did!
  • On the weekends, the trains don’t come as often as the weekdays.
  • I’m as happy as ever.
  • We will be there as soon as possible.
  • You have to do as much as necessary to accomplish your goals.
  • There were as many people as last week in today’s meeting.
  • Take as much time as you need. There is no rush to finish this project.
  • On a hot day, you should drink as much water as you can.
  • There were as many as 100 people in that swimming pool.
  • Tony can drink as much as 10 cups of coffee in one day.
  • It can take as long as 5 hours to get there, depending on traffic.

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