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    #1

    same as

    John has got the same kind of cellular phone as May (has).
    John has got the same kind of cellular phone as May's.

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    Are both correct English?

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    Re: same as

    Quote Originally Posted by LiuJing View Post
    John has got the same kind of cellphone as May (has).
    John has got the same kind of cellphone as May's.

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    Are both correct English?
    I think the first is correct.
    Thank you very much !

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    #3

    Re: same as

    Use the first.

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    #4

    Re: same as

    Quote Originally Posted by LiuJing View Post
    John has got the same kind of cellular phone as May (has).
    John has got the same kind of cellular phone as May's.

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    Are both correct English?
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    Hello, LiuJing.

    I think that you could also express this idea in another way:

    John's type of cellphone is the same as May's [type of cellphone is].

    Here are two more examples of this kind of sentence from my

    grammar books:

    He is angry because my marks are the same as his [are].

    Your schedule is not the same as mine [is].

    Thank you

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    Re: same as

    Quote Originally Posted by TheParser View Post
    John's type of cellphone is the same as May's [type of cellphone is].
    This works; the two possessives balance, though I'd order it slightly differently:
    John's cellphone is the same type as May's

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