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PET - AS SOON AS, AS ... AS
You are given a block of text which explains the theory of this concept.
Once you have read the theory, do the exercises given below to test how well you have understood the ideas.
How to do the Exercises:
You are given a set of words.
You are also given some sentences with input boxes, and you are required to use the words to complete the sentences correctly.
You can put your chosen word into the input box by first clicking on the word and then in the input box.
The word will appear in the input box.
If it is correct, it will go green, and if not, it will go red.
AS SOON AS is an example of a structure whichis widely used in English to compare two things that have similar values.
- This beer costs as much as that beer. (means they cost the same.)
The word between the two AS can be of different types, such as ADJECTIVES, ADVERB, and others.
- This house is as BIG as that one. (adjective.)
- He sings as WELL as her. (adverb.)
AS SOON AS is used to compare moments in time.
- I will come AS SOON AS the bell rings. (means at the same time as the bell rings.)
- It started to rain as soon as I went out. (means at the same time.)
The negative form is commonly used to show comparison.
- This book is NOT AS BIG AS that one. (it is smaller.)
John left the party (1) he felt sick.
John felt sick (2) he left the party.
The moment he started living in France, his French improved.
His French improved as (3) he started living in France.
My room is bigger than my friend's room.
My friend's room isn't as (4) my room.
This novel is longer than her other books.
Her other books are (5) long as this novel.