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"She is not as shy as I am."

Translation:Ze is niet zo verlegen als ik.

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8 months ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/AlperSngl

Why is "Zij is niet even verlegen als ik." not correct? Is there a distinction between "even ... als" and "zo ... als" ?

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Reply8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Dutchesse722
Dutchesse722
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You could say: "Zij is even verlegen als ik" (She is as shy as I am). The even...als combination is not generally used in the negative (meaning with niet).

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Reply8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AlperSngl

Dat was heel handig. Dank u wel.

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Reply8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Dutchesse722
Dutchesse722
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Geen dank!

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Reply8 months ago