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    Is this sentence correct? She has as long hair as her mother?

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    Re: as... as

    Quote Originally Posted by daisy1352 View Post
    Is this sentence correct? She has as long hair as her mother?
    It's better to say " Her hair is as long as her mother's". We usually use " as (an adjective in the positive degree) as. For example " This room is as large ar that one."

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    Re: as... as

    Quote Originally Posted by daisy1352 View Post
    Is this sentence correct? She has as long hair as her mother?
    The construction "as [adjective] a [noun] as" doesn't work well with non-count nouns, such as "hair". That is because of the indefinite article that is built in.

    She has as long a nose as her mother.
    She has as big a house as her brother.

    But you can say "She has hair as long as her mother's."

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