French translation of it looks as if ...
it looks as if ...
- (= seems as though)
on dirait que ...
⇒ It looks as if they are going to lose the election.
On dirait qu'il vont perdre les élections.
⇒ He looked as if he was going to smile.
On aurait dit qu'il allait sourire.
Translation of it looks as if ... from the Collins English to French Dictionary