Comparative of equality
Comparativo de igualdad
El comparativo de igualdad se puede dar entre:
Para comparar adjetivos en oraciones afirmativas utilizamos la estructura:
as + ... + as
Peter is as happy as Mary.
Peter es tan feliz como Mary.
Para comparar adjetivos en oraciones negativas utilizamos la estructura:
not as + .... + as
not so + .... + as
Peter is not as happy as Mary.
Peter is not so happy as Mary.
Peter no es tan feliz como Mary.
Detrás del segundo 'as' puede ir un pronombre sujeto, un pronombre objeto o el sujeto seguido del auxiliar correspondiente
Peter is not as happy as she.
Peter is not as happy as her.
Peter is not as happy as she/Mary is.
Peter no es tan feliz como ella.
Cuando la comparación se hace entre dos sustantivos se usa:
As much ... as para los sustantivos incontables.
As many .... as para los contables (en plural).
I earn as much money as my husband.
Gano tanto dinero como mi marido.
She has as many dresses as you.
Tiene tantos vestidos como tú.
Cuando la comparación se hace entre dos verbos se puede usar la expresión as much as + auxiliar correspondiente (tanto en oraciones afirmativas como en negativas).
He doesn´t play as much as he should.
No juega tanto como debería.
Construye oraciones comparativas de igualdad utilizando las siguientes palabras:
My bedroom is as big as yours
You don't work as much as you should.
I have as many brothers as Mary.
She has been patient for as long as she can.
He doesn't listen as much music as I do.
My father reads as many books as my mother.
Are you as young as me?
This restaurant is as/so good as any in the world.
He isn't as smart as people think.
I found as much information as I need in this book.