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    #1

    How would you rephrase these...?

    How would you rephrase these "as dark as it was", "as fat as Bill was", as good a runner as I am"?


    And, as dark as it was, and as fat as Bill was, and as good a runner as I am, he was a good mile and a half out of Summit before I could catch up with him.

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    #2

    Re: How would you rephrase these...?

    'Although it was dark, and although Bill was fat, and although I am a good runner...'

    A better title would have been As dark as it was...

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

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    #3

    Re: How would you rephrase these...?

    I am not a teacher.

    'Despite the dark, Bill's girth and my speed as a runner...'

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    #4

    Re: How would you rephrase these...?

    I don't see anything wrong with the original.

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    #5

    Re: How would you rephrase these...?

    Neither do I. I assumed Kotfor didn't understand the structure and wanted to know what it meant.

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