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    #1

    as small as or as big as as

    Q:Which is right of the two in the setence?
    Is it a matter to answer the question from the test?
    as small as a small pig or as big as a small pig
    It's from a listening test. The original question and answer are below:
    Mary likes to play with her dog Casey. Casey is bigger than Donny’s pet, Max. She is as big as a small pig.
    (A) Max is much smaller than Casey. (B) Casey is fatter than a pig.
    (C) Casey is bigger than Mary. (D) Casey is smaller than a pig.
    The answer is (A)
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    Re: as small as or as big as as

    It should be 'as big'- a small pig is still large when compared to most dogs.

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