Dec 16, 2016

UNIT 106 • Comparison (3) — as ... as / than

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  • Complete the sentences using ‘as … as’.
    • I’m quite tall but you are taller.
      I’m not

      • My salary is high but yours is higher.
        My salary isn’t

        • You know a bit about cars but I know more.
          You don’t
          or
          You don’t

          • It’s still cold but it was colder yesterday.
            It isn’t

            • I still feel a bit tired but I felt a lot more tired yesterday.
              I don’t
              or
              I don’t

              • They’ve lived here for quite a long time but we’ve lived here longer.
                They haven’t
                or
                They haven’t

                • I was a bit nervous before the interview but usually I’m a lot more nervous.
                  I wasn’t
                  or
                  I wasn’t

                • Rewrite these sentences so that they have the same meaning.
                  • Jack is younger than he looks.
                    Jack isn’t

                    • I didn’t spend as much money as you.
                      You

                      • The station was nearer than I thought.
                        The station wasn’t

                        • The meal didn’t cost as much as I expected.
                          The meal
                          or
                          The meal
                          or
                          The meal wasn’t

                          • I go out less than I used to.
                            I don’t
                            or
                            I don’t

                            • Her hair isn’t as long as it used to be.
                              She used to

                              • I know them better than you do.
                                You don’t
                                or
                                You don’t

                                • There were fewer people at this meeting than at the last one.
                                  There weren’t

                                • Complete the sentences using ‘as … as’. Choose one of the following:

                                  fast       ○      long       ○      often       ○      quietly       ○      soon       ○      well
                                  • I’m sorry I’m a bit late. I got here I could.
                                    It was a difficult question. I answered it I could.
                                    A: How long can I stay with you?
                                    B: You can stay you like.
                                    I need the information quickly, so please let me know possible.
                                    I like to keep fit, so I go swimming I can.
                                    I didn’t want to wake anybody, so I came in I could.

                                  • Complete the sentences using ‘just as … as’. Choose one of the following:

                                    bad       ○      comfortable       ○      well-qualified
                                    • I’m going to sleep on the floor. It’s sleeping in that hard bed.
                                      Why did he get the job rather than me? I’m him.
                                      At first I thought you were nice but really you’re everybody else.

                                    • Write sentences using ‘the same as’.
                                      • Sally and Kate are both 22 years old.
                                        Sally

                                        • You and I both have dark brown hair.
                                          Your hair

                                          • I arrived at 10.25 and so did you.
                                            I arrived

                                            • My birthday is 5 April. Tom’s birthday is 5 April too.
                                              My birthday
                                              or
                                              My birthday

                                            • Complete the sentences with ‘than …’ or ‘as …’ + an object pronoun.
                                              • I can’t reach as high as you. You are taller
                                                He doesn’t know much. I know more
                                                I don’t work particularly hard. Most people work as hard
                                                We were very surprised. Nobody was more surprised
                                                She’s not a very good player. I’m a better player
                                                They’ve been very lucky. I wish we were as lucky

                                              • Complete the sentences with ‘than …’ or ‘as …’ + a subject pronoun + a verb.
                                                • I can’t reach as high as you. You are taller
                                                  He doesn’t know much. I know more
                                                  I don’t work particularly hard. Most people work as hard
                                                  We were very surprised. Nobody was more surprised
                                                  She’s not a very good player. I’m a better player
                                                  They’ve been very lucky. I wish we were as lucky

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