How to Use As in a Sentence: Simple Sentences with As


In this important post, you’ll learn how to use as in a sentence. In other words, you’ll learn how to make a good sentence with as.

How to Use As in a Sentence

Here are some simple sentences with as:

  1. Please treat me as a friend.
  2. He works as a doctor.
  3. I respect her as a doctor.
  4. Tom is dressed as a clown.
  5. They behaved as if nothing had happened.
  6. We live as neighbors in the same apartment building.
  7. I use my bike as a means of transport.
  8. She loves chocolate as much as I do.
  9. You look as if you did not sleep last night.
  10. As your father, I know what is good for you.
how to use as in a sentence
How to use as in a sentence

As in a Sentence as a Conjunction

Here are some examples of sentences using ‘as’ as a conjunction:

  • We could not catch the train as we arrived a bit late. ( as = because)
  • As he wasted a lot of time on social media, he could not pass his exams. (as = because)
  • He may need some help as he is a novice teacher. ( as = because)
  • He did as I had asked.
  • Please leave it as it is.
  • As you all know, our director is going to retire soon.
  • He is a friendly boy, as is his father.
  • As they grow older, they gain more confidence.

Starting a Sentence with as Examples

Following are some examples of sentences that start with as:

  • As a teacher, she is known for her patience and cheerfulness.
  • As a student, I always work hard to achieve higher grades.
  • As she was stressed, she could not answer all the questions. (as = because)
  • As soon as I saw them coming back, I knew they had a problem at school.

As…As in a Sentence

Here are some phrases and idioms with as as:

  • As busy as a bee
  • As black as coal
  • As easy as a pie
  • As white as snow
  • As slippery as an eel
  • As pretty as a picture
  • As quiet as a mouse
  • As quick as a thief
  • As seedy as dry gigs.
  • As silly as a goose
  • As sharp as a sword
  • As sleek as a cat
  • As slow as a turtle
  • As sly as a fox
  • As small as an atom
  • As smooth as silk
  • As smooth as glass
  • As soft as a cushion
  • As sound as a bell
  • As snug as a bag in the rug
  • As stiff as steel
  • As strong as an ox
  • As still as a statue
  • As stubborn as a mule
  • As sweet as honey
  • As thin as a pin
  • As timid as a rabbit
  • As tough as leather
  • As true as fate
  • As unexpected as a blow
  • As ugly as a sin
  • As wise as an owl
  • As big as a whale
  • As beautiful as a lark
  • As blind as a bat
  • As brave as a lion
  • As calm as the sea
  • As changeable as the weather
  • As cheap as earth
  • As cheerful as a lark
  • As patient as a donkey
  • As pale as death
  • As clean as a whistle
  • As clear as daylight
  • As crazy as a loon
  • As dry as wood
  • As dry as a bone
  • As faithful as a dog
  • As fast as a blink
  • As fat as pig
  • As gentle as a lamb
  • As heavy as lead
  • As hard as a rock
  • As happy as a clam
  • As light as a butterfly
  • As plenty as dust
  • As proud as a peacock
  • As pleased as a Punch
  • As good as a feast
  • As free as a bird
  • As free as the wind
  • As deaf as a post
  • As large as life
  • As straight as a die
  • As bald as a coot
  • As soon as possible
  • As quickly as possible

Phrases and Idioms with as as in Sentences

how to use as in a sentence
  1. I was as pleased as a Punch about the good news. (= Very pleased)
  2. My week was hectic. I was as busy as a bee. (= very busy)
  3. He was as brave as a lion in the fight. (= very courageous)
  4. We were as free a bird during the break. ( = completely free to do as we want)
  5. When he took off his wig, we saw that he was as bald as a coot. ( = Completely bald)
  6. We need to solve this problem as soon as possible. (= as quickly as we can)

We hope you have learned how to use as in a sentence in our English Learner Zone.

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