0

I am going to write a sentence including the word "height". It must mean that one thing is as high as the other one. Which Sentence is true?

1- "A" has as much height as "B". 2- The height of "A" is as much as the height of "B".

if you have better alternatives, I would appreciate your ideas.

  • 1
    Why must you use the word "height"? – Hot Licks Feb 14 at 0:57
  • 2
    A and B are the same height. – Hot Licks Feb 14 at 1:44
  • 1
    Please don't use "true" to mean "correct". These are two different words that mean two different things. Thank you. – ЯegDwight Feb 14 at 10:57
  • Thanks ЯegDwight for your important remark. – Bornak Feb 14 at 12:35
  • I have seen this in an English exam Hot Licks – Bornak Feb 14 at 12:36
0

If you want to use the "as...as..." construction, it is better to say A is as high as B (is). If you must use the word "height", it seems that you are comparing their accurate heights mathematically. I would prefer "A's height is equal to B's" or "They have the same height."

0

If you want to use the word height, you can say that A and B are at the same height or A and B have the same height but if you want to use the phrase as...as, the first thing you should consider is what is the real nature of A and B. If A and B are non living things, I think you should use A is as high as B. Then if A and B represent people here you use tall instead of high or height. A is as tall as B.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.