Comparative Clauses: As … as


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Introduction

Komparativ pridjeva/priloga [comparative adjectives/adverbs] koristi se za usporedbu stvari, ljudi, događaja te za izricanje sličnosti razlika među njima {vidi Comparatives, A1 Level}.

Komparativ jednakosti [as…as clause] koristi se jednako.

Form

Komparativ jednakosti uobičajeno dolazi u tri oblika:

Potvrdni oblici:
Subject + verb + as + adjective/adverb + as + object + …
Subject + verb + as + adjective/adverb + noun + as + object + …

Negativni oblici:
Subject + verb + not + as + adjective/adverb + as + object + …
Subject + verb + not + as + adjective/adverb + noun + as + object + …

Upitni oblici:
Verb + subject + as + adjective/adverb + as + object + …?
Verb + subject + as + adjective/adverb + noun + as + object + …?

Example

  1. Identične stvari
    • This box of biscuits is as big as mine.
    • This restaurant makes food as good as my mum’s.
  2. Različite stvari
    • A kilo of potatoes is not as expensive as a kilo of steaks.
    • Her mountain boots are not as cheap as his backpack.
  3. Postavljanje pitanja o jednakosti/nejednakosti
    • Is this box of biscuits as big as mine?
    • Do I have champagne as cold as yours?

Use

Komparativ jednakosti koristimo za:

  1. Razgovaranje o stvarima koje su identične (potvrdni oblik);
  2. Razgovaranje o stvarima koje su različite (negativni oblik);
  3. Traženje informacije o jednakosti/nejednakosti određenih stvari (upitni oblik).

Summary

Komparativ jednakosit [as…as clause] koristi se za naglašavanje jednakosti ili nejednakosti između stvari, osoba ili radnji.

  • Potvrdni oblik:
    Subject + verb + as + adjective/adverb + as + object + …
    Subject + verb + as + adjective/adverb + noun + as + object + …
  • Negativni oblik:
    Subject + verb + not + as + adjective/adverb + as + object + …
    Subject + verb + not + as + adjective/adverb + noun + as + object + …
  • Upitni oblik:
    Verb + subject + as + adjective/adverb + as + object + …?
    Verb + subject + as + adjective/adverb + noun + as + object + …?

Naprimjer:
— Potvrdni oblik: “My doll is as lovely as yours.”
— Negativni oblik: “My doll is not as lovely as yours.”
— Upitni oblik: “Is my doll as lovely as yours?

Pregledajte sadržaj u odjeljku [Form] te bacite pogled na odjeljak [Example] koji pokazuje njegovu upotrebu unutar konteksta.

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