[Grammar] as that of

Status
Not open for further replies.

youandcorey

Junior Member
Joined
Oct 19, 2010
Member Type
English Teacher
Native Language
American English
Home Country
United States
Current Location
Japan
Please vote on which one you think is correct.

Thank you.

1. He was as childish as a young kid.
2. His behavior was as childish as that of a young kid's.
3. The temperature of Hawaii was as warm as that of California.
4. The temperature of Hawaii was as warm as California's.
 

Raymott

VIP Member
Joined
Jun 29, 2008
Member Type
Academic
Native Language
English
Home Country
Australia
Current Location
Australia
Please vote on which one you think is correct.

Thank you.

1. He was as childish as a young kid.
2. His behavior was as childish as that of a young kid's.
3. The temperature of Hawaii was as warm as that of California.
4. The temperature of Hawaii was as warm as California's.
I like 1 and 3.
 

5jj

Moderator
Staff member
Joined
Oct 14, 2010
Member Type
Retired English Teacher
Native Language
British English
Home Country
Czech Republic
Current Location
Czech Republic
2. His behavior was as childish as that of a young kid's.
4. The temperature of Hawaii was as warm as California's.
I also like #1 and #3. I think #2 is also OK; #4 is not wrong, but would be better if it began 'Hawaii's temperature ...', in my opinion.
 
Status
Not open for further replies.
Top