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Simon isn’t as tall as his brother.
I don’t play football as much as I used to.
I can’t run as fast as you.
We all need regular exercise, but a healthy diet is just as important.
A house in London costs twice as much as a similar house in Liverpool.
Barbara’s suggestion was almost exactly the same as mine.
Her skin was white as snow.
as tough as old boots
As I was saying, we expect next year to be a good year.
As everyone knows, the farming industry is in serious difficulties.
I invested the money as you suggested.
Leave everything just as you found it.
Judith was late, as usual.
As managing director, I am expected to provide effective leadership.
a portrait of the princess as a child
An electric drill can also be used as a screwdriver.
Van Dyck was regarded as the greatest painter of his time.
The result of the vote is being seen as a personal victory for the Prime Minister.
Madeira is described as having the best climate in the world.
As we were sitting down to dinner, the phone rang.
We got to the check-in desk just as they were about to close.
As it was getting late, we decided to go home.
We chose Calvert to lead us as he said he knew the way.
Strange as it may seem, I never really wanted to be rich.
Much as I sympathize with your difficulties, there is little I can do to help you.