# Difference between revisions of "As"

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:half as wise as all that | :half as wise as all that | ||

:half as many again (= 50% more) | :half as many again (= 50% more) | ||

+ | :half as much effort (see contexts via a [https://www.google.com/search?&q="half+as+much+effort" google query]) | ||

:twice as many people | :twice as many people | ||

:twice as much traffic | :twice as much traffic |

## Revision as of 14:36, 15 March 2020

## Contents

## Co-relator

### Equivalence

- as ADJ as =
*aussi ADJ que* - as ADV as =
*aussi ADV que* - as many Ns as =
*autant de N que* - as much N as =
*autant de N que*

The first correlator can be replaced with *so*, though this is very marked (and rare).

- just as ADJ as. ("But elder brother was
*just as*late (last night)*as*I was (tonight), and you hardly said a word to him.")

### Non-equivalence / proportion

- not as funny as Mr Bean
- half as wise as all that
- half as many again (= 50% more)
- half as much effort (see contexts via a "half+as+much+effort" google query)
- twice as many people
- twice as much traffic
- three times as many cars

## Reason

**As**I was on call anyway, I decided to go in to work. -->*Puisque/Comme j'étais d'astreinte de toutes façons, j'ai décidé d'aller bosser.*

## Marker of simultaneity

**As**I was parking, I realized I had forgotten my cellphone.*En me garant, je me suis rendu compte que j'avais oublié mon portable.*