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    #1

    as/like?

    Dear teacher,

    I don't like to treat my friends as John does to his friends

    or

    I don't like to treat my friends like John does to his friends

    or

    I don't like to treat my friends as John does

    which sentence is correct?

    Thank you

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    #2

    Re: as/like?

    Quote Originally Posted by idiotmike View Post
    Dear teacher,

    I don't like to treat my friends as John does to his friends

    or

    I don't like to treat my friends like John does to his friends

    or

    I don't like to treat my friends as John does

    which sentence is correct?

    Thank you
    Of the three the third is ok, but it would be better with "like".

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    #3

    Re: as/like?

    Quote Originally Posted by idiotmike View Post
    Dear teacher,

    I don't like to treat my friends as John does to his friends

    or

    I don't like to treat my friends like John does to his friends

    or

    I don't like to treat my friends as John does

    which sentence is correct?

    Thank you
    The problem with sentence 3 is that it now looks as if you don't like how John treats YOUR friends, instead of his own friends.

    I would suggest: I don't like to treat my friends the way John treats his (friends).

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