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Rule "Comparison with 'as'"

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Description: Comparison with 'as'
Message: Comparison is written 'as \2 as'.
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • This house is as big than mine.
    Correction suggestion: as
  • This box contains as much like possible.
    Correction suggestion: as
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • This house is as big as mine.
  • It is inappropriate to cite this document as other than work in progress.
  • This strikes me as less than a satisfactory expression of appreciation.
  • If you want to support Word as soon as possible then this seems to be the way to go.
  • The use of this tactic was initially a rarity in Western films, as until then it was thought to look cumbersome.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: AS_ADJ_AS [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-05-26 22:33:06 +0200)