Definition of 'as though'
Example sentences containing 'as though'
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They played as though they had pride and reputations they wanted to defend. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It feels as though it settled for mediocrity rather than reaching for something a bit special. The Sun (2016)Everything went so quickly and it feels now as though that was another person and not me! The Sun (2016)He shapes as though there's more improvement to come. The Sun (2016)He looked uninterested, as though he would rather be somewhere else. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Bring the arm down as though lashing something, at the same time bring the leg down. Times, Sunday Times (2016)As time has passed, it feels as though there is unfinished business here. Times, Sunday Times (2017)We have been here before, but it does seem as though the next few months are the time to bag a good deal. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If it decides this is the case, it can treat the individual as though they still own the assets for the purposes of the financial assessment. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These sad creatures looked as though they were used to hard physical labour. EXTINCTION: Evolution and the End of Man (2002)It looked as though it felt good to be back in the big time. Times, Sunday Times (2012)That they sing the national anthem as though it means something. The Sun (2014)The whole country feels as though they know them. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It sounds as though he has no problem making himself happy. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He speaks as though he knows more than our officers in charge. The Sun (2009)It looks as though the mast may collapse next year. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It felt as though there was suddenly lots of static in the air. The Sun (2011)But soon it feels as though concept and design are being offered as substitutes for dance and emotion. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)Prior also looked as though the trials and tribulations of a winter against spin were coming to an end. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He made me giggle and we both admitted that it felt as though we had known each other for years. The Sun (2012)Well it is not as though the Gunners use it any more. The Sun (2013)After numerous setbacks, it looks as though the good guys are closing in at last. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You do feel as though you're just doing what a lot of other people have done. The Sun (2016)It sounds as though you're just trapping a nerve when you cross your legs. The Sun (2012)It really seems as though he just can't be bothered any more. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They don't look as though they know what they are doing. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He always looks as though he's just come out of one. The Sun (2008)The cast of incidental characters helps - you feel as though you know them. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I wish all of us would use the service as though we are paying for it. The Sun (2009)I hear some powerful passages used in sermons as though it were information. Christianity Today (2000)And I felt as though death might well be near. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In your case, though, it sounds as though you take good care of your teeth. The Sun (2007)
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