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    #1

    This is the same watch that/as I lost.

    1. This is the same watch that I lost.

    2. This is the same watch as I lost.


    Are the both grammatically correct?


    Thank you so much.

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    #2

    Re: This is the same watch that/as I lost.

    For me, only "that" works.

    You don't need "same."

    Just: This is the watch that I lost.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: This is the same watch that/as I lost.

    Quote Originally Posted by wotcha View Post
    1. This is the same watch that I lost.

    2. This is the same watch as I lost.


    Are the both grammatically correct?


    Thank you so much.
    "This is the watch I lost" or "This is the same watch as the one/type/kind I lost" depending on whether it was actually your watch or similar to the one you lost.

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    Re: This is the same watch that/as I lost.

    Quote Originally Posted by billmcd View Post
    "This is the watch I lost" or "This is the same watch as the one/type/kind I lost" depending on whether it was actually your watch or similar to the one you lost.
    Then, 'This is the same type of watch that I lost' sounds awkward?

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    #5

    Re: This is the same watch that/as I lost.

    No. I thought you had found the lost watch, not one similar to it

    That is fine.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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