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Elle mange autant que lui.

Translation

She eats as much as him.



Analysis


elle
     1. pron. she
     2. pron. it (feminine gender third-person singular subject pronoun)
     3. pron. disjunctive form of elle; her; à elle = hers
mange
     1. v. second-person singular present imperative of manger
     manger
          1. v. to eat
          2. v. (intransitive) to eat
          3. n. food, foodstuff.
autant
     1. adv. so much
     2. adv. autant que
     3. adv. as much as
     4. adv. autant que (+ subjunctive)
     5. adv. as far as
     6. adv. autant de
     7. adv. as much (as), as many (as)
que
     1. conj. that (introduces a noun clause and connects it to its parent clause)
     2. conj. (used with ne) only (ne ... que parses roughly as "(does) not / nothing ... other than")
     3. conj. Substitutes for another, previously stated conjunction.
     4. conj. when, no sooner.
     5. conj. Links two noun phrases in apposition forming a clause without a (finite) verb, such that the complement acts as predicate.
     6. conj. than (introduces a comparison)
     7. pron. (slightly formal) The inanimate direct-object interrogative pronoun.
     8. pron. (slightly formal) The inanimate subject or predicative interrogative pronoun.
     9. pron. The direct object relative pronoun.
autant que
     1. as much as
tant que
     1. conj. as long as, for as long as
     2. conj. as long as; provided (that); assuming
lui
     1. pron. him, he; the third-person masculine singular personal pronoun used after a preposition, or as the predicate of a linking verb, or when disjoined from a sentence, or as a stressed subject.
     2. pron. Him, her; the third-person singular personal pronoun used as an indirect object.
     3. v. past participle of luire


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