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subordinating conjunction phrase & phrase
If something is happeningthe same as something else, the two things are happening in a way that is similar or exactly the same. ⇒ I mean, it's a relationship, the same as a marriage is a relationship. ⇒ I want to go home having won a game of football the same as you leave the ground and you want to go away with your team having won. ⇒ He just wanted the war to end, the same as Wally did.