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It was no longer possible to enter the temple, for it had filled with rubble years ago, but they admired the exterior, as did all the tourists Mr. Kapasi brought there, slowly strolling along each … of its sides. Another sentence - He plays the piano as does she. My specific question: Is the function of as which has been used in the two sentences the same? …
asked Feb 20 '15 by nima
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The general public have never dealt with it as seriously as was necessary. The general public have never dealt with it as seriously as it was necessary. The general public have never dealt with it as seriously as necessary. Would you tell me which one is acceptable? …
asked Oct 3 '14 by nima
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One species, the giant armadillo, has as many as one hundred teeth, one of the largest numbers in a mammal. Source: The Amazing Armadillo: Geography of a Folk Critter One species, the giant … armadillo, has one hundred teeth, one of the largest numbers in a mammal. I am wondering what the difference is between #1 and #2. I think you use “as many as” for emphasis, don't you? …
asked Nov 4 '14 by nima
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Would you please rephrase this so I can better understand it? The money could be paid as early as next week. What other meanings might "as early as" take on in different situations or … circumstances? Does "early" in these examples mean the same as it does in the previous example? Early booking is essential. as space is limited. I wake up as early as 6 o'clock I wake up at 6 o'clock …
asked Oct 13 '14 by nima