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What's the difference between 'such breeds like' and 'such breeds as'?



 
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What's the difference between 'such breeds like' and 'such breeds as'? #1 (permalink) Wed Jul 25, 2007 5:03 am   What's the difference between 'such breeds like' and 'such breeds as'?
 

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #78 "GMAT Verbal Quiz", question 1

This story is ......... on an incident that actually happened.

(a) founded
(b) grounded
(c) based
(d) established

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #78 "GMAT Verbal Quiz", answer 1

This story is based on an incident that actually happened.

Correct answer: (c) based
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what' the difference between "such breeds like" and "such breeds as"?
Is "such breeds like" wrong usage?

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What's the difference between 'such breeds like' and 'such breeds as'? #2 (permalink) Wed Jul 25, 2007 12:19 pm   What's the difference between 'such breeds like' and 'such breeds as'?
 

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Yes, 'such...like' is not good English. 'Such...as' is correct:

I like vegetables such as spinach and chard.
I like such vegetables as spinach and chard.

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