发布时间：2016-11-23 来源：环球网校 发布人：wyznl
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结构︰not so much＋介系词词组／不定词词组＋as＋介系词词组／不定词词组
说明︰此句型意为“与其说是…倒不如说是…”。相当于“／＋rather than＋ /”。
Happiness hinges not so much on wealth as on health.
One’s greatness lies not so much in his wealth as in his character.
Success lies not so much as in luck as in hard work.
I lay down not so much to sleep as to think.我躺下来与其说是要睡觉，倒不如说是要思考。
It is not so helpful to give someone some bread as to teach him how to make a living.
Our success was attributed not so much to your help as to our cooperation.
The great use of a school education is not so much to teach you things as to teach you the art of learning. 学校教育的最大用处，与其说是教你事物，不如说是教你学习的方法。
The oceans do not so much divide the world as unite it. (=The oceans do not divide the world so much as unite it.) 与其说是海洋分割这个世界，不如说是统一这个世界。
not so much as ..
结构︰not so much as ...
说明︰此句型意为“甚至都不…”。相当于“not even ...”。本使用时，要置于之后，即： cannot so much as＋原形（甚至…都不能），do not so much as＋原形（甚至…都不），have not so much as＋过去（甚至…都没有）。
He cannot so much as write his own name. (=He cannot even write his own name.)
He did not so much as thank me. 他甚至都没谢我。
He is so stupid that he can’t so much as eat. 他蠢得甚至连吃饭都不会。
When Mary walked in, she didn’t so much as take a glance at me, which angered me.