comparatif d'égalité > as ... as
The Guardian p. 16 15.1.2007
The Guardian p. 5 4.6.2005
The Guardian Work Money p. 1 3.12.2005
Another Twist in a Mob Case as Contorted as They Come
The federal murder case
of two retired detectives, Louis J. Eppolito and Stephen Caracappa, has been
something of a circus from the start. It has managed to amass some of the
wildest charges of police corruption in the city's history and a rogue's gallery
reaching from the underworld to the top shelf of the New York City bar.
Headline and first §§, NYT, 1.6.2005,
Children as young as 10 could be electronically tagged and their parents jailed
as part of a crackdown on youth crime by the Scottish executive.
Crackdown on Scottish youth crime, GI, p.6, 23.6.2003.
structure non comparative
asadverb + ADJ
+ asconjonction + proposition
Jackson [is] Described asadverb Nervous
asconjonction Trial Nears End
SANTA MARIA, Calif., June 1
- Michael Jackson is nervous and upset
as [ conjonction ] the end of his trial on child molesting charges grows near,
a spokeswoman said after a tense afternoon in court
during which the judge spelled out
the felony accusations against Mr. Jackson
and instructed the jury on how to weigh them.
Jackson Described as Nervous as Trial Nears End, NYT, 2.6.2005,
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