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    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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    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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    Re: As intelligent as he (is)

    Context- His son is as intelligent as he is.

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    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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    Re: As intelligent as he (is)

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

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    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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