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Unit 83: SIMILAR IDEAS Here are some ways to connect noun phrases (Unit 45.3) and statements when you want to show that they are the same, or nearly the same. 1 Two noun phrases 1 2 Maria and John like fruit. I like fruit and vegetables. Maria and John don’t like meat. I don’t like milk or meat. (NOT and) 2 Two statements a These affirmative statements all mean the same: I like fruit. Maria also likes fruit. ( also – before the verb) I like fruit and Maria likes fruit too. ( too – at the end) I like fruit. Maria likes fruit as well. ( as well – at the end) I like fruit and so does Maria. ( so + auxiliary) b These negative statements all mean the same:
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Unformatted text preview: I don’t like meat. Maria doesn’t like meat either. I don’t like meat and nor does Maria. I don’t like meat and neither does Maria. c With longer statements, we can use in addition : We didn’t go out. John had hurt his foot, which made it difficult for him to walk. In addition, the weather was bad. NOTICE: We can point more strongly to similarity with both…and (affirmative) or neither…nor (negative). Look at Unit 58.2. 3 Three or more Notice the comma (Appendix 3) and the use of and/or (with no comma before it). I like folk music , jazz , pop and rock. I don’t like classical music , opera or instrumentals....
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