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    #1

    as much as

    Hi guys,

    Is it right to say "I earn as much as them or him"?

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    #2

    Re: as much as

    No. 'I earn as much as he (does).'
    'I earn as much as they (do).'

    Will someone please check the order of my punctuation?

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    #3

    Re: as much as

    The punctuation is correct in AmE, except for single punctuation marks.

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    #4

    Re: as much as

    So my sentences are totally wrong.

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    #5

    Re: as much as

    No. You will frequently hear both in colloquial speech from BE speakers.

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    #6

    Re: as much as

    So whatever I wrote and whatever riquecohen wrote both formates are correct.

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    #7

    Re: as much as

    Both formats are frequently used.

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