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    Default As intelligent as he (is)

    Kindly enlighten me if "is" is required in the sentence written below.Even if it is not required, but we use it, will it be considered wrong?

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    Default Re: As intelligent as he (is)

    Quote Originally Posted by sdpegasus View Post
    Kindly enlighten me if "is" is required in the sentence written below.Even if it is not required, but we use it, will it be considered wrong?
    Context is required.

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    Default Re: As intelligent as he (is)

    Context- His son is as intelligent as he is.

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    Default Re: As intelligent as he (is)

    Quote Originally Posted by sdpegasus View Post
    Context- His son is as intelligent as he is.
    It's much more natural with, but correct with or without "is".

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    Default Re: As intelligent as he (is)

    The first 'is' is, of course, essential.

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    Default Re: As intelligent as he (is)

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    The first 'is' is, of course, essential.
    Yes, the first "is" is, of course it is.

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