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 tan + adjective + como
     (as + .... + as)

El amor se fue tan rápido como vino.
      Love left as fast as it came.

Raúl empezó tan rápido como Miguel.
      Raul began as quickly as Miguel.

Ana se vistió tan elegante como Victoria.
      Ana dressed as elegantas Victoria.

 tanto(s)/tanta(s) + noun + como
    (as much/as many + ... + as)

Ayer, Samuel tuvo tantos libros como el
      profesor.

    Yesterday, Samuel had as many books as the
      teacher.

Él escribió tantas cartas como ella.
      He wrote as many letters as she.

Ayer Ana leyó tantos libros como María.
      Yesterday, Ana read as many books as María.


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