INTERMEDIATE GRAMMAR 14A

AS (page 1)


 

As has many meanings. Let’s start by looking at two common meanings.

as = like (similar to / the same as)
as = because

Look at the sentences below.
Which of these two meanings do they have (because or like)?

1. She’s as pretty as a picture.

2. She’s as tall as her sister.

3. I got the same grade as you.

4. She went to bed early as she was tired.

5. She played well as she wanted to win.

6. He drove fast as he needed to get to the hospital quickly.