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6.6: So...Wie...Construction

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    The construction so + (adjective or adverb) + wie expresses a comparison of equation, equivalent to the English expression “as . . . as . . .” These two examples demonstrate an adverbial and an adjectival use:

    Sie läuft so schnell wie er.
    She runs as (fast / quickly) as he does.

    Ihre Wohnung ist so groß wie die Wohnung ihrer Freundin.
    Her apartment is as large as her friend’s apartment.


    This page titled 6.6: So...Wie...Construction is shared under a CC BY-NC-SA license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Howard Martin revised by Alan Ng.

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