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    #1

    Smile Which is correct? or both?

    I wonder which of the following two expressions is in the right way or both?

    1\ it looks as weird as it sounds
    2\ it looks weird as much as it sounds

    Thanks in advance...

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    #2

    Re: Which is correct? or both?

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    I'd use #1.

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    #3

    Re: Which is correct? or both?

    I'd go further, and say that 2\ would never be used by a fluent speaker.
    Last edited by probus; 01-Feb-2013 at 06:41.

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    #4

    Re: Which is correct? or both?

    Thank you. It's what I did.
    Last edited by bergerstone; 01-Feb-2013 at 13:39.

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    #5

    Re: Which is correct? or both?

    Thank you. Any suggestion how #2 could be revised?
    Last edited by bergerstone; 01-Feb-2013 at 13:40.

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    #6

    Re: Which is correct? or both?

    My only suggestion would be \1. which is perfectly idiomatic

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    #7

    Re: Which is correct? or both?

    Bergerstone, the only improvement I can suggest is that you go back to your own posts (#4 and #5) and edit them so that they contain correct capitalisation. You must capitalise the first word of every sentence and capitalise the word "I" in written English, at all times.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #8

    Re: Which is correct? or both?

    Yes, thank you. They look better now. I will bear this in mind.

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    #9

    Re: Which is correct? or both?

    Not only do they look better but they are now correct.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #10

    Re: Which is correct? or both?

    A better title would have been It looks as weird as it sounds​.

    Extract from the Posting Guidelines:

    'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'

    Rover

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