Such.....as

Such.....as


Such as is used to give some sort of illustration or fuller explanation of a preceding incomplete statement.

E.g. He deals in sports goods, such as hockey sticks, table and tennis racquets, tennis balls, cricket bats, sports shoes etc.
Or, The human body has weapons to fights off diseases, such as the blood and the digestive juices.

Test your understanding - Choose the correct sentence from the pair of sentences given below

1.
a. The bakery was selling scrumptious desserts such as cheesecakes, mousse, and fondue.
b. The bakery was selling scrumptious desserts that cheesecakes, mousse, and fondue.

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ANSWER: a. The bakery was selling scrumptious desserts such as cheesecakes, mousse, and fondue.



2.
a. Jyoti would like to visit several Indian cities such as Bangalore, Hyderabad and Bhubaneshwar.
b. Jyoti would like to visit several Indian cities that Bangalore, Hyderabad and Bhubaneshwar.

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ANSWER: a. Jyoti would like to visit several Indian cities such as Bangalore, Hyderabad and Bhubaneshwar.



3.
a. While attending to patients at the hospital, Dr Sodhi dreads seeing patients that of Mrs Malik.
b. While attending to patients at the hospital, Dr Sodhi dreads seeing patients such as Mrs Malik.

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ANSWER: b. While attending to patients at the hospital, Dr Sodhi dreads seeing patients such as Mrs Malik.



4.
a. I enjoy eating cheese dishes such as peas and cheese, cheese balls and scrambled cheese.
b. I enjoy eating cheese dishes that as peas and cheese, cheese balls and scrambled cheese.

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ANSWER: a. I enjoy eating cheese dishes such as peas and cheese, cheese balls and scrambled cheese.



5.
a. Listening to instrumental music such as jazz helps Malina concentrate better in her studies.
b. Listening to instrumental music that of jazz helps Malina concentrate better in her studies.

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ANSWER: a. Listening to instrumental music such as jazz helps Malina concentrate better in her studies.


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