Definition of 'as we know it'
Example sentences containing 'as we know it'
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This literally is the end of civilisation as we know it. Times, Sunday Times (2013)So how long before civilisation as we know it ends? Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is a glimpse into the stinking box that contains the end of civilisation as we know it. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Or you can think of it as the beginning of the end of civilisation as we know it. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The idea that new classical music represents an existential threat to civilisation as we know it is still with us. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Did you happen to notice the collapse of global capitalism and the end of the world financial system as we know it? Times, Sunday Times (2007)For example, is there an alternative to the banking system as we know it? Times, Sunday Times (2012)It's pretty much the end of civilisation as we know it. The Sun (2011)In practice, this would be the end of civilisation as we know it. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It's not the end of civilisation as we know it. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It was nearly the end if not of the world, then certainly of the global financial system as we knew it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His position is that civilisation as we know it is doomed, with a likely crash in human population to about a billion, if no action is taken. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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