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Post by azz » Sun Jan 13, 2019 7:46 am

a. It is very difficult to be such a good doctor as he is.
b. He worked very hard to become such a good doctor as he is.

c. It is rare to find someone who is such a fool as you are.
d. You must have worked very hard to become such a fool as you are.
e. You must have worked very hard to become such a fool as yourself.


Are the above sentences grammatically correct?
Are they natural?

The last three are nasty and ironic remarks.

Many thanks
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Post by Phil White » Thu Jan 17, 2019 3:57 pm

It could probably be argued that they are all grammatical. None sound entirely natural.

The following would all be natural:

a. ... such a good doctor as him
b. ... such a good doctor
c. ... such a fool as you
d. ... such a fool
e. ... such a fool
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