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Which way is correct:

Just as questions with no answers are highly attractive to you, so they are to your competitors too.

or:

Just as questions with no answers are highly attractive to you, so are they to your competitors too.

The more I look at these sentences the more I'm confused ;-) Please help.

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  • No confusion. Both are correct.
    – Kris
    Jan 3, 2014 at 15:11
  • The first case can do with a comma after so they are.
    – Kris
    Jan 3, 2014 at 15:12

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They're both mostly correct, but are really odd/awkward. I would suggest something more like

These questions appeal to your competitors just as much as they do to you.

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So are they means and they are also. So they are usually indicates surprise on the part of the speaker.

Examples:

She is English and so are they...

(Speaker 1) - They're not blue! They're green! (Speaker 2) - So they are!

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