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    #1

    the same

    Are the following sentences correct? IF not can you correct them with explanation? Thanks in advance.

    1. He ate the same food as me ( or as I did?? or mine??)

    2. My sister always have the same hairstyle as me( mine ??or as I do???)

    3. We went to the same beach as we had gone before.

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    #2

    Exclamation Re: the same

    Quote Originally Posted by bosun View Post
    Are the following sentences correct? IF not can you correct them with explanation? Thanks in advance.

    1. He ate the same food as mine ( or as I did?? or mine??) Use possessive pronoun

    2. My sister always have the same hairstyle as mine ( mine ??or as I do???) same as above

    3. We went to the same beach as we had gone before.


    The third one is correct, the 1st two have been corrected.


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    Re: the same

    Quote Originally Posted by bosun View Post
    Are the following sentences correct? IF not can you correct them with explanation? Thanks in advance.

    1. He ate the same food as I did.
    He ate the same food as me. (infml)

    2.My sister always have the same hairstyle as I do.
    ... as me. (infml)

    3. We went to the same beach as we had gone before.
    ...

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    #4

    Re: the same

    2. My sister always have the same hairstyle as me( mine ??or as I do???)

    "My sister" = "she" = third person singular, the third person singular of "to have" is "has".


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    Re: the same

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    2. My sister always have the same hairstyle as me( mine ??or as I do???)

    "My sister" = "she" = third person singular, the third person singular of "to have" is "has".
    Thanks, bhaisahab. I overlooked this mistake.
    My sister has the same hairstyle as I do / as me.

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