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1. I have as many books as you.
2. I have as many books as you do.
3. I have as many books as you have.
4. I have as many books as you have books.
5. I have as many books as you have them.
6. I have many books. You have many books.
=> I have as many books as you have.

[I have written down possible sentences. Which ones are used? Did #1 come from #6?]

  • English -

    1-3 are fine, but 4 and 5 aren't.

    Yes, #1 comes from #6.

  • English -

    since "many" is vague and unspecified, #6 in no way implies #1. For example, #6 might be:

    I have 100 books.
    You have 1000 books.

    We both have "many" books, but #1 is clearly false.

    Still, in the context of these sentences, maybe #6 means #1, since we seem to be talking about equal amounts of books.

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