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2a comparisons of equality

2a comparisons of equality



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    • Comparisons of Equality (Las comparaciones de igualdad)
    • tan + adjetivo o adverbio + como as + adjective or adverb + as
        • Joaquín es tan amable como Roberto .
      Joaquín is as nice as Roberto.
      • María habla tan despacio como su hermana .
      María speaks as slowly as her sister. verbo + tanto + como verb + as much + as
        • Alberto estudia tanto como Manuel .
      Alberto studies as much as Manuel. With these usages, tan and tanto both function as adverbs and are therefore, like all adverbs, invariable. adjective adverb verb
    • es tan pequeña como Esta casa ésa. with an adjective tan . . . como (as . . . as)
    • baila tan bien como Dora Ricardo . with an adverb tan . . . como (as . . . as) Dora Ricardo
    • tanto como (as much as) habla tanto como Marilú su papá . Blah, blah, blah Blah, blah, blah When used with a verb, tanto is an adverb and is therefore invariable. with a verb , tan -> tanto
    • 1. tanto + masc. sing. noun + como
        • Arturo compra tanto queso como su hermano .
      Arturo buys as much cheese as his brother. However, tanto can also function as an adjective . Since its base form ends in o, it is a four-form adjective that agrees in gender and number with the noun it modifies. 2. tanta + fem. sing. noun + como
        • Tú tienes tanta paciencia como Eugenio .
      You have as much patience as Eugenio. 3. tantos + masc. pl. noun + como
        • Marta tiene tantos amigos como ustedes .
      Marta has as many friends as you (all). 4. tantas + fem. pl. noun + como
        • Paquito come tantas enchiladas como su papá .
      Paquito eats as many enchiladas as his dad.
    • tanto . . . como (as much . . . as) tiene tant o diner o como Teodoro . with a masculine singular noun Arturo Arturo Teodoro ¡Tengo tanto dinero como tú!
    • tanta . . . como (as much . . . as) come tant a comid a como sus padres . with a feminine singular noun Juanito Juanito los padres de Juanito
    • tantos . . . como (as many . . . as) tiene tant os glob os como Andrés Lucas . with a masculine plural noun Andrés Lucas
    • tantas . . . como (as many . . . as) le e tant as novel as como Mariana Laura . with a feminine plural noun Mariana Laura
    • FIN