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every bit as

exactly as The Euro may become every bit as attractive and secure an investment as the US dollar.
Usage notes: always followed by an adjective, as in the example
See also: bit, every
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I don't care whether I am a Minx, or a Sphinx,' returned Lavinia, coolly, tossing her head; 'it's exactly the same thing to me, and I'd every bit as soon be one as the other; but I know this--I'll not grow after I'm married
Suppose, now, that you are coming out of Spain and on the way to Berlin; well, you would see triumphal arches, and in the sculpture upon them the common soldiers are done every bit as beautifully as the generals!
My dear, good, generous John, when we were talking the other night about the Cricket, I had it on my lips to say, that at first I did not love you quite so dearly as I do now; that when I first came home here, I was half afraid I mightn't learn to love you every bit as well as I hoped and prayed I might--being so very young, John
Vincent was every bit as seductive in Bourne's 2001 ``Carmen'' rework, ``The Car Man.
In fact, in their mindless way, they're every bit as selfish about the relationship as we are.
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