Dropping the first "as" in adjective comparison

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Dropping the first "as" in adjective comparison

Post by sadragalaxy » Tue Aug 27, 2019 6:23 pm

Instead of "as confident as I was back then" can I use "Confident as I was back then" ?
how about this one : "Gifted with confidence as I was from an early age," instead of "As gifted...

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Re: Dropping the first "as" in adjective comparison

Post by Joe » Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:06 am

sadragalaxy wrote:
Tue Aug 27, 2019 6:23 pm
Confident as I was back then... :ok:
Gifted with confidence as I was from an early age,... :ok:
Both are possible.
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