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    Does this sentence sound natural and work as 'She is not as old as she looks'?

    She is not old for her appearance.

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    I thought not. Good.

    So how would you explain to your ESL students why that example doesn't work when this one is fine?

    She looks young for her age.

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    Sometimes you just have to say that some constructions are just not used in English.
    Please do not edit your question after it has received a response. Such editing can make the response hard for others to understand.


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