- 1as… as… used when you are comparing two people or things, or two situations You're as tall as your father. He was as white as a sheet. She doesn't play as well as her sister. I haven't known him as long as you (= as you have known him). He doesn't earn as much as me. He doesn't earn as much as I do. It's not as hard as I thought. Run as fast as you can. We'd like it as soon as possible.
- 2 used to say that something happens in the same way As always, he said little. The “h” in honest is silent, as in “hour.”