General Writing and Grammar Help/Beyond the dictionary.


Hi Ms.Jannie:

How do you do?

I read of a sentence:

He is a political philosopher as much as a playwright.

I have never read of a sentence like this. Though I look up my dictionary

I find no such a usage. Please tell me the real meaning.




He is a political philosopher<-- the man is a philosopher---->  as much as a playwright. <-- and he is also a playwright too.
He is both a philosopher and a playwright.

That is a correct sentence.

By the way, you cannot find sentences in a dictionary.

Your English is somewhat broken being a non-English native speaker.

To correct all your English:

Hi Ms.Jannie:

How do you do?

I read the sentence below:

He is a political philosopher as much as a playwright.

I have not read a sentence like this before. Although, I looked it up in my dictionary, I did not find this  usage.

Please explain the meaning.




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