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Everyone seems to want a piece of him. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This seems to have given it a chance to rest and recover. The Sun (2006)We seemed to get on well together. Stewart, Bob (Lt-Col) Broken Lives (1993)Your sight and hearing may seem very sharp. Wallace, Louise M & Bundy, Christine Coping with Angina (1990)We cannot tell anyone what happened to us and it seems that the couple have extra rights. The Sun (2016)The government seems to be preparing to do just that. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We got on so well it seemed natural to get close on the sofa. The Sun (2012)There seems something so poignant about it all. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They suddenly seem a lot more earthy. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Why do humans seem to need sacred time? Greeley, Andrew M. Sociology and Religion: A Collection of Readings (1995)This may seem a bit incidental to general planning but it is certainly very well worth doing. Kitto, Dick Planning the Organic Vegetable Garden (1986)They do not bully anyone and seem a bit nice. The Sun (2015) Everyone seems to have thought the same thing. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They seem to give them away now. The Sun (2007)He does not particularly seem to mind. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The couple seem relaxed about the possibility of public opprobrium. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The difference may now seem trivial, but not then. Times, Sunday Times (2011)

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Translations for 'seem'

British English: seem /siːm/ VERB
You use seem to say that someone or something gives the impression of having a particular quality, or that something gives the impression of happening in the way you describe.
Everyone seems busy.
  • American English: seem
  • Arabic: يَبْدو
  • Brazilian Portuguese: parecer
  • Chinese: 似乎
  • Croatian: činiti se
  • Czech: zdát se jevit se
  • Danish: synes
  • Dutch: schijnen lijken
  • European Spanish: parecer
  • Finnish: vaikuttaa joltakin
  • French: sembler
  • German: scheinen Situation
  • Greek: φαίνομαι
  • Italian: sembrare
  • Japanese: ように思われる
  • Korean: 보이다
  • Norwegian: synes
  • Polish: wydać się
  • European Portuguese: parecer
  • Romanian: a părea
  • Russian: казаться
  • Latin American Spanish: parecer
  • Swedish: verka
  • Thai: ดูเหมือน
  • Turkish: görünmek
  • Ukrainian: здаватися
  • Vietnamese: dường như

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