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    #1

    such a good ...as

    He is such a good student as every teacher likes/ as is liked by every teacher.

    Is this a good sentence? Is it grammatically correct?

    Thank you in advance.

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    Exclamation Re: such a good ...as

    Quote Originally Posted by joham View Post
    He is such a good student as every teacher likes/ as is liked by every teacher.

    Is this a good sentence? Is it grammatically correct?

    Thank you in advance.
    Not a good sentence though grammatically correct. The use of "as" as conjunction to join two clauses "He is such a good student" every teacher likes/is liked by every teacher" is not appropriate. However the second clause with passive verb is Ok.He is such a good student as is liked by every teacher.
    But this one is better where "as" is replced by "that"
    He is such a good student that every teacher likes.

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    Re: such a good ...as

    Quote Originally Posted by Manas Ranjan Mallick View Post
    Not a good sentence though grammatically correct. The use of "as" as conjunction to join two clauses "He is such a good student" every teacher likes/is liked by every teacher" is not appropriate. However the second clause with passive verb is Ok.He is such a good student as is liked by every teacher.
    But this one is better where "as" is replced by "that"
    He is such a good student that every teacher likes.
    Do native speakers have any different opinions? Thank you in advance.
    Last edited by joham; 29-Aug-2008 at 15:22. Reason: a letter missed.

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    Re: such a good ...as

    Quote Originally Posted by joham View Post
    Do native speakers have any different opinions? Thank you in advance.
    He is such a good student as is liked by every teacher. This is unusual.
    He is such a good student that every teacher likes. This is almost right, but can be fixed by putting "him" at the end.
    Here are some correct sentences:
    He is such a good student that all teachers like him.
    He is such a good student that every teacher likes him.
    He is a good student, such that every teacher likes him.
    He is a good student such as all teachers like.
    He is a good student such as every teacher likes.
    He is the type of good student that is liked by every teacher.
    He is the type of good student as is liked by every teacher. (Perhaps - similar to the first sentence above in blue).



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    Re: such a good ...as

    He is such a good student that every teacher likes him.
    He is such a good student that he is liked by every teacher.
    He is the type of good student that is liked by every teacher.

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    Re: such a good ...as

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    He is such a good student that every teacher likes him.
    He is such a good student that he is liked by every teacher.
    He is the type of good student that is liked by every teacher.
    Hi Barb, I'm not sure whether you're agreeing with me, or telling me that only three of my sentences are right?

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    Re: such a good ...as

    He is a good student, such that every teacher likes him.

    I have a bit of a problem with this one.

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    Re: such a good ...as

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    Hi Barb, I'm not sure whether you're agreeing with me, or telling me that only three of my sentences are right?
    Sorry - I had typed that about 45 mintues before hitting post - thought I had done so, got to doing something else, then saw it was still there. So then I finally did hit post, and only just now saw that it had been answered "in between." You were just WAY more thorough than I was in other correct versions.

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    Re: such a good ...as

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    He is a good student, such that every teacher likes him.

    I have a bit of a problem with this one.
    I was trying to cover a wide range of acceptability.
    It does sound a bit below par, now that I read it again.

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