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    #1

    as

    Can one say:
    You worked fast and I worked as fast.
    instead of:
    You worked fast and I worked as fast as you.


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    #2

    Re: as

    You can. There is an understood ellipsis.

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    #3

    Re: as

    Perhaps more likely:
    You worked fast, and I worked just as fast.

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    #4

    Re: as

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    Perhaps more likely:
    You worked fast, and I worked just as fast.
    (not a professional teacher) I agree with Ron that "just as" seems more likely in this context. "You worked fast, and I worked as fast" would be easily understood, but I think "You worked fast, and I worked just as fast" would more likely be heard or read in everyday situations.

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