We can’t afford not to believe it’s real.
The real purpose of the discussion is not to tell parents how much or how little to give to their children.
Not having read the book,I can’t tell you whether it’s worth buying.
Other Ways of Comparing Things
He never remembered having known such happiness as he felt then.
we’ve got such fruits as you’ve never heard of.
39.用the same as(和……一样的)表示比较
He was about the same height as George.
This city is not the same as it was ten years ago.
The little girl,like many people,feels that these wonders of Nature are precious and permanent.
The two office buildings are alike in both size and shape.
That’s a hell of a thing to do.(干那种事太糟糕了！直译为：那简直是件地狱般的事！)
What a devil of a name that is!(那个是魔鬼般的名字啊！)
A giant of a man rushed into the room.(一个巨人般的男人冲进房间。)
We are all afraid of him.He is a tyrant of a father.(他是个暴君般的父亲。)