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    #1

    Question Same

    - This book is excatly as same as the other one
    - This Book is excatly as the same as the other one
    - This Book is excatly the same as the other one

    Which one is more accurate ?

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    Exclamation Re: Same

    Not a teacher or native speaker.

    "This book is exactly the same as the other." sounds correct.

    But, I prefer to say "Both are same books." or "Both the books are same".

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    #3

    Re: Same

    Quote Originally Posted by sh.hazeri View Post
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    This book is exactly as same as the other one. Incorrect.
    - This Book is exactly as the same as the other one. Incorrect.
    - This Book is exactly the same as the other one. Correct.

    Which one is more accurate ?
    Only sentence 3 is correct. Be careful with the spelling of "exactly". In every sentence, you had the "a" and the "c" the wrong way round.

    A is the same as B.
    A is exactly the same as B.

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    Re: Same

    Quote Originally Posted by amirdhagopal View Post
    Not a teacher or native speaker.

    "This book is exactly the same as the other." sounds correct.

    But, I prefer to say "Both are same books." or "Both the books are same".
    In each of these sentences you need to add "the" before same. I also find it unnecessary to include "both."
    They are the same books.
    The books are the same.

    I hope you find this useful.

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