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Pronoun Case - Exercise 6

Directions: Each sentence below contains a comparison using either than or as . . . as,followed by an underlined noun phrase. Choose the correct pronoun form for each underlined noun phrase by clicking on the correct choice below each sentence.
When you have completed the exercise, click on "Check My Answers" and check your answers with those on the answer key.

1. Because he is an expert card player, you can't expect to win as often as Jack.

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2. The explanation angered the Russians as much as the Americans.

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3. Patricia is saner than Jane.

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4. Although I am giving Mary a lot of cash, I am giving more to you than Mary.

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5. The man in the blue shorts is a better jogger than the man in the red shorts.

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6. If Manny wins, he will have as many points as Bill.

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7. The Joneses bought less at the store than the Smiths.

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8. Will I finish this exam as fast as the rest of the class?

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9. Even though Hortense liked nature more, she found farming more tiresome than Bill.

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10. Although Joe is more talented than his wife, the scorekeepers gave his wife a higher score than Joe.

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