(43)「同一性に言及する」のに役立つ定番表現

the same … (同じ・・・)
Taro and I went to the same school. (太郎と私は同じ学校に通った)
Three of the girls had the same umbrella. (女の子たちのうち3人が同じ傘を持っていた)
His car and mine are the same. (彼の車と私の車は同じ車種です)

「全く同じの・・・」と同一性を強調する場合は「the identical …」が使えます。
the identical person (本人)
This is the identical hotel where we stayed before. (これは私たちが以前泊まったまさにそのホテルです)

the same … as A (Aと同じ・・・)
His car is the same as mine.(彼の車と私の車は同じ車種です)
Frozen peas taste much the same as fresh ones. (冷凍のエンドウは生のものとほとんど同じ味です)
Taro wrote in the same manner as his father did. (太郎は父親と同じ書き方をした)

as … as A (Aと同じほど・・・)
He has as much money as I do. (彼は私と同じくらい金を持っている)
She scolds Taro as often as (she scolds) me. (彼女は私をしかるのと同じくらいよく太郎をしかる)
The tower is as high as 220 meters. (その塔は220メートルはある)