English How to use as … as, Using As … as in English, Example Sentences with As … as
USING AS… AS
** The as… as pattern is used to indicate whether two objects or two people are similar or different, and an adjective must be brought into the space.
- Demonstrative Adjectives
- Descriptive Adjectives
- Compound Adjectives
- Opposite Adjectives
- Positive Attitude Adjectives
- Possessive Adjectives
- Quantitative Adjectives
- Degrees of Adjectives
- Comparative and Superlative Adjectives
- Irregular Adjectives
Below are sample sentences about as… as pattern:
- Your sister is as smart as you.
- Your car is as expensive as ours.
- Take your race horse is as fast as my race horse.
- Your computer is as new as my computer.
- Your crayons are as good as my crayons.
- Your garden is as colorful as my garden.
- Your home is as far from school as my home.
- Your life is as colorful as mine.
- In your eyes as big as a wolf.
** When there is no similarity between two people or two objects, the not as… as pattern is used, an adjective is brought into the space between them.
Below are sample sentences about negative comparisons:
- Today I realized that your cat is not as good as my cat.
- Your hair is not as bright and long as my hair.
- This house is not as expensive as that house.
- Your suitcase is not as heavy as mine.
- Your home is not as expensive and luxurious as our home.
- Your talents are not as interesting as my talents.
** If two people or two objects are the same… the same as… pattern is used.
Below are sample sentences about… the same as… pattern:
- The shape of your shoes is the same as the shape of my shoes.
- Your lecture notes from this semester are the same as my lecture notes from last semester.
- The air temperature of your country is not the same as the temperature of our country.
- Your glasses are the same color as my glasses.
- My hands are the same in your hands.
- It looks like the same as my pen in your pen.