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as . . . as/so . . . as

Use as . . . as to compare two itemseither in a positive or a negative statement. Useso . . . as only for negativecomparisons.


The last structure is as bigas the previous structures. [positive]

The last structure is not as bigas the previous structures. [negative]

The last structure is not so bigas the previous structures.


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