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    Hello,

    Is this fine: he helped her in the same manner as he would have helped anyone else.

    Is 'in the same manner as' okay here?

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    Default Re: in the same manner

    It's OK, but replacing 'in the same manner as' with like is a lot shorter and more colloquial.

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    Default Re: in the same manner

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    It's OK, but replacing 'in the same manner as' with like is a lot shorter and more colloquial.

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    How about just 'as'?

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    Default Re: in the same manner

    Quote Originally Posted by philadelphia View Post
    How about just 'as'?
    Yes, Phil, that works too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Yes, Phil, that works too.

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    Thanks, Rover. Anyway, we know like is more common in spoken English

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