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As tall as them or as tall as they? #1 (permalink) Fri Jun 20, 2008 20:07 pm   As tall as them or as tall as they?
 

English Idioms and Expressions, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #20 "Comparisons with as .... as", question 1

After a good night's sleep she woke feeling as fresh as a daisy.

(a) quiet and still
(b) bright and cheerful
(c) nice and clean
(d) sure and confident

English Idioms and Expressions, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #20 "Comparisons with as .... as", answer 1

After a good night's sleep she woke feeling bright and cheerful.

Correct answer: (b) bright and cheerful
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Is it correct to say: "She is as tall as them"?

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As tall as them or as tall as they? #2 (permalink) Sat Jun 21, 2008 8:24 am   As tall as them or as tall as they?
 

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Yes, it is often said. Some grammarians would insist on a more formal (or overly formal) 'as they'.
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