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    I have a bad memory, just like John

    Hi! Do the following sentences sound fine?

    -I have a bad memory, just like John.
    -I have a bad memory as John has.
    -My memory is bad, just like John's.
    -My memory is as bad as John's.

    -He sounds just like John.
    -His words sound just like John's.
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    Re: I have a bad memory, just like John

    They are all syntactically correct. A change to "I have a bad memory, as has John" would improve the second one, stressing the important subject of the comparison "John".

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    Re: I have a bad memory, just like John

    You can also say "I have as bad a memory as John (has)".

    Note that "He sounds just like John" doesn't mean the same as "His words sound just like John's".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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