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    as...as

    Set 1
    She doesn't sing as well as I do.
    She doesn't sing as well as I. ( Sounds fine.)
    She doesn't sing as well as me.


    Set 2
    She's as lazy as he is.
    She's as lazy as he. ( Sounds odd.)
    You're as lazy as them. ( Sounds odd.)
    She's as lazy as him.


    Except for its formality, are they all acceptable?

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    'Except for the formality, are they all acceptable?'

    Yes indeed. And nothing sounds odd to me, just more or less formal, as you say.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Mister Micawber
    'Except for the formality, are they all acceptable?'

    Yes indeed. And nothing sounds odd to me, just more or less formal, as you say.


    Your little help means a lot to a language leaner. :D

    Thank you very much, MM.

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