The adverbial clauses with two-place adverbials can be used to indicate the similarity between two entities. This type of adverbials usually begins with a similitude marker such as t´ong (同)/g¯en (跟)/xi`ang (像) and ends with a nominal-like element such as y´ıy`ang (一樣)/n`ay`ang (那樣).
w˘o-men g¯en n˘ı y´ıy`ang g¯aox`ıng
We are just as happy as you.
w˘o-men m´eiy˘ou xi`ang n˘ı-men n`ay`ang b`u j¯ıj´
We are not as inactive as you.
Reference: Chinese: a linguistic introduction by Chao Fen Sun