- The two first met when Wally was 21 and Connie was 15, but he was not interested in her so much as her friend Amanda.
Wally kind of liked Amanda?
Or Amanda kind of liked Connie?
Be careful with the phrase so much as. It can get you into bed with the wrong person.
- (Put as before interested and don’t stint on your verbs between there and the end of the sentence, and you can get this threesome back to a place of domestic tranquility.)