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    as (inversion)

    Which of these sentences is correct:
    1-He will win, as he did last time.

    2-He plays football, as does his brother.
    3-He plays football, as his brother does.

    4-He plays football, as I do.
    5-He plays football, as do I.

    6-He is a good football player, as I am.
    7-He is a good football player, as am I.

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    #2

    Re: as (inversion)

    They are all good.

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    #3

    Re: as (inversion)

    What Ron said+
    1-He will win, as he did last time
    This doesn't work with inversion- 1-*He will win, as did he last time. ;-(

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    #4

    Re: as (inversion)

    Thanks RonBee and TDOL.

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    #5

    Re: as (inversion)

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan
    Thanks RonBee and TDOL.
    You're quite welcome. :D

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