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This sentence is the short form of "A makes B good, and C makes B good too."

Then, what is the short form of "A makes B good, and A makes C good too?"

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Possibly:

A makes B good, as well as C.

Though this may be ambiguous (though it will probably be obvious from context).

Maybe this would be better:

A makes B good, and makes C good as well.

Perhaps just say

A makes B and C good.

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But what if the sentence is a little more complicated like: "A makes B different from D, as well as C." That might be ambiguous. –  trVoldemort Mar 19 '11 at 5:45
    
@trVoldemort: either "A makes B and C different from D" or "A makes B different from D, as well as from C" - depending on which meaning you want. –  psmears Mar 19 '11 at 12:53
    
Thank you, I realize that the "from" in the last "from C" makes a great different. The preposition marks what it means. –  trVoldemort Mar 19 '11 at 13:44
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A makes both B and C good.

A makes either B or C good.

The latter could be used if A does not do so concurrently.

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Either A or C makes B good

or

B is good due to either A or C

or

Both A and C make B good

However, the last form, implies that A and C are required simultaneously to make C good.

EDIT, post comment.

A makes B good, as does C

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Thank you, you are right. But here what I want is a clause as something additional. it's something like "A makes B good, (yes I admit that, but the same thing should happend to C too ...)" –  trVoldemort Mar 19 '11 at 13:40
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