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    #1

    As good as me

    Hi,

    -Your English is good.
    -I want everyone's English to be as good as me.
    I wonder if the answer is idiomatic in AE. I am a tutor and my dream is to teach idiomatic English and someone said the first expression to me and I answered like that.

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    #2

    Re: As good as me

    Should it be 'as good as mine'?

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    #3

    Re: As good as me

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    Should it be 'as good as mine'?
    Yes.
    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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    #4

    Re: As good as me

    You asked the same question in the Word Reference forum one minute after Barb's answer. Was that not good enough for you?

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    #5

    Re: As good as me

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    one minute after Barb's answer.
    The OP might have received email notification ten minutes after Barb_D answered, the system here does not notify members in real time.

    Not a teacher.

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