Definition of 'so as'
Example sentences containing 'so as'
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He admitted that he longs to return home and will do so as soon as the threat of imprisonment is lifted. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Next time, he might drop back farther so as not to get clattered. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Then when the dresses came out he shut his eyes so as not to lose the detail of the coats in his mind. Times, Sunday Times (2015)So as soon as you got engaged it's been all systems go. The Sun (2016)So as soon as they turned 18 they got on a plane. Times, Sunday Times (2014)So as soon as his food arrives, my fork will be in it. The Sun (2011)So as soon as he saw an opportunity, he had seized it. Times, Sunday Times (2014)If you have not yet applied for student loans, do so as soon as possible. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And so as soon as the course ended, he set up in business here and has not looked back. Times, Sunday Times (2009)So as soon as seemed polite I piped up from the back of the car. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But being on the front line is inherently dangerous, and growing increasingly more so as journalists lose their neutrality and become targets for attack. Times, Sunday Times (2012)So as good a player as he is, we'd just be doubling up. The Sun (2010)So as far as London is concerned, it looks as if the mayor is on his own. Times, Sunday Times (2010)So as far as I am concerned it is not my aim to leave the football club in the near future. The Sun (2006)So as far as we're concerned, losing only one sheep out of a hundred is not so bad. Christianity Today (2000)I don't think there is one politician with the backbone to do so as they are far too arrogant to accept responsibility. The Sun (2014)So as far as I am concerned that constitutes a top-ten finish. For Love or Money (2006)GOT the nod ahead of Wayne Bridge and rightly so as he contributes far more. The Sun (2010)So as far as I was concerned, it was simply about looking and learning from the master. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I acted cool, though, so as not to appear scared in front of the guards who were laughing their heads off. THE ZANZIBAR CHEST: A Memoir of Love and War (2003)Put a tbsp of oil into a frying pan and, when the pan is really hot, add just enough squid so as to give each piece room. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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