He doesn’t sound nearly as eager to make small talk with this guy as he was with me.

How to parse and understand the above sentence?

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    Compare to “My daughter is as tall as I am.” What is it about your example that’s giving you trouble? Jun 3 at 10:20
  • as X as Y is a construction that gives many learners trouble. Have you checked for other answers here that might help?
    – stangdon
    Jun 3 at 12:33
  • What parts of the sentence do you already understand? What part of the sentence are you having trouble with? What do you think it might mean?
    – gotube
    Jun 3 at 17:57


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