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    as that of

    Please vote on which one you think is correct.

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    1. He was as childish as a young kid.
    2. His behavior was as childish as that of a young kid's.
    3. The temperature of Hawaii was as warm as that of California.
    4. The temperature of Hawaii was as warm as California's.

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    #2

    Re: as that of

    Quote Originally Posted by youandcorey View Post
    Please vote on which one you think is correct.

    Thank you.

    1. He was as childish as a young kid.
    2. His behavior was as childish as that of a young kid's.
    3. The temperature of Hawaii was as warm as that of California.
    4. The temperature of Hawaii was as warm as California's.
    I like 1 and 3.

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    #3

    Re: as that of

    Quote Originally Posted by youandcorey View Post
    2. His behavior was as childish as that of a young kid's.
    4. The temperature of Hawaii was as warm as California's.
    I also like #1 and #3. I think #2 is also OK; #4 is not wrong, but would be better if it began 'Hawaii's temperature ...', in my opinion.

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