... as ... as ... can be
  結構︰主詞+be 動詞+as+形容詞+as+(形容詞)+can be
  說明︰此句型意為“極…,不亞於任何人…”。此<句型>借重複同一個<形容詞>而成為強調此<形容詞>的說法。常用的此類<片語>有:as plain as plain can be(再明白不過了),as wise as wise can be(再聰明不過了),as white as white can be(白得不能再白了),as wrong as wrong can be(錯得太離譜)等。
  His failure is as plain as plain can be. 他的失敗是再明白不過了。
  He is as handsome as (handsome) can be. 他瀟灑極了。
  She is as kind as can be. 她極為和顏悅色。
  Mary is as hardworking as can be. 瑪麗在班上之用功不輸任何人。
  He may not be so clever as Peter, but he is as industrious as can be.
  他也許不如彼得聰明,但卻用功極了。

  as ... as ever
  結構︰as+形容詞/副詞+as ever
  說明︰此句型意為“與往常一樣…”。
  He seems to be as busy as ever. 他似乎和往常一樣忙碌。
  He works as hard as ever. 他和往常一樣努力工作。
  She was as beautiful as ever after so many years. 過了那麼多年,她美麗如故。

  ... times as ... as ...
  結構︰倍數詞+as+形容詞/副詞+as…
  說明︰此句型意為“是…的幾倍”。“兩倍”是 twice,而三倍以上的“倍”,通常用 times。
  An ordinary subway train, approaching the station, can be twice as loud as the loudest jet.
  平常的地下火車接近車站時,發出的聲音可能是最大聲的噴射機的兩倍。
  This line is four times as long as that one. 這條線是那條線的四倍長。
  I am twice as old as he. 我的年紀是他的兩倍。
  She studies three times as hard as I. 她用功的程度是我的三倍。
  He earns twice as much as he used to. 他比往常多賺二倍的錢。
  She spent half as much money as you. 她花掉的錢只有你花掉的一半。

  ... times the/my N ...
  結構︰…倍數詞+the(或所有格)+名詞
  說明︰此句型意為“是…的幾倍”。<倍數詞>與<名詞>之間一定有 the 或<所有格>。有時可改為“<倍數詞>+as+<形容詞>”。三倍以上的“倍”,通常用“times”。而“more than+<倍數詞>+the(或<所有格>)+<名詞>”譯為“是…的幾倍還不止”。
  It was over twice the distance of the earth from the sun. 那是地球到太陽的距離的兩倍多。
  Line A is four times the length of line B. 線條 A 是線條 B 的四倍長。
  I have five times the number of Tom’s books. 我有五倍於湯姆的書。
  He has three times my money. 他的錢是我的三倍。
  He has more than three times my money. 他的錢是我的三倍還不止。
  The river is ten times the length of the Tamsui River. 這條河的長度是淡水河的十倍。
  Holland has two-thirds the inhabitants of the state of New York, which is four times the size of Holland. 荷蘭的居民是紐約州的三分之二,而紐約州卻是荷蘭的四倍大。

  more than ... as ... as
  結構︰more than+倍數詞+as+形容詞/副詞+as
  說明︰此句型意為“是…的幾倍還不止”。“兩倍”是twice,而三倍以上的“倍”,通常用times。
  He is more than three times as rich as I. (=He is three times richer than I.)
  他的財富是我的三倍還不止。
  He studies more than three times as hard as I. 他用功的程度是我的三倍還不止。
  I am more than twice as old as he. 我的年齡是他的兩倍還不止。
  He has collected more than three times as many stamps as I (have).
  他搜集的郵票是我的三倍還不止。

  ... times ...er than ...
  結構︰倍數詞+形容詞或副詞比較級+than…
  說明︰此句型意為“比…大幾倍”。“兩倍”是twice,而三倍以上的“倍”,通常用times。
  We now know that X-ray waves are 2,000 to 10,000 times shorter than light waves.
  我們現在知道X光波比光波短二千到一萬倍。
  This street is four times shorter than that one. 這條街道比那條短四倍。
  The mother elephant is one hundred times heavier than the baby elephant.
  這隻母象比小象重一百倍。
  It is ten times louder than another. 它比另外一個的聲音大十倍。
  This street is three times wider than that one. 這條街比那條街寬三倍。
  I am twice older than he. 我的年紀比他大兩倍。