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navi tasan

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Which of these are correct:
1-We are as good teachers as they are.
2-We make as big cars as they do.
3-We make cars as big as they do.
4-We make cars as big as the ones they make.
 

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1-We are as good teachers as they are. yes
2-We make as big cars as they do. dodgy
3-We make cars as big as they do. yes
4-We make cars as big as the ones they make. yes
 

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I agree with TDOL's analysis, but unfortunately none of the sentences seems natural to me.

1-We are as good teachers as they are.

We (teachers) are as good as they are.
As teachers we are as good as they are.
We do just as good a job at teaching as they do.


2-We make as big cars as they do.

We make cars as big as theirs.
Our cars are as big as theirs.


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4 seems fairly natural ;-)
 

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tdol said:
4 seems fairly natural ;-)

You're right. I'll have to backtrack a little. That one is fine.

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