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  • as inid est
  • as inas if
  • as inas though

synonyms for as it were

  • i.e.
  • that is
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How to use as it were in a sentence

They got all kinds of tony things–tomatoes and cucumbers and as-paragrass, and them little toadstool things.
ALEC LLOYD, COWPUNCHERELEANOR GATES
The "Pay-as-You-Go" system has reflected favorably on the state's financial reputation.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
I was "strung up" to a high degree of expectation and listened every moment to hear the panpipes and the Roo-too-too-it.
A THIN GHOST AND OTHERSM. R. (MONTAGUE RHODES) JAMES
He was crotchetty and impracticable, a man of rash judgment and hasty action-as brave and as tenacious as a bulldog.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
Ang mag-una mauy mupikat sa mga tag-as sagbut, The one in front has to push the tall grass to the sides.
A DICTIONARY OF CEBUANO VISAYANJOHN U. WOLFF
And yet—can you understand it?With a tender smile and a tear, And a half-compassionate yearning,I felt her grown more dear.
SEPARATION AND SERVICEJAMES HUDSON TAYLOR
He dodged wearily and repeated his incredible remark: "Ya-as, there is—wimmen—two female ladies onto them there mules."
IN SEARCH OF THE UNKNOWNROBERT W. CHAMBERS
He wuz very peart and sassy, and it was take-it-or-leave-it-and-be-plaguey- quick-about-it all the time.
SI KLEGG, BOOK 2 (OF 6)JOHN MCELROY
It was no use trying to be dry-as-dust since the spring had got into her blood.
MARY GRAYKATHARINE TYNAN
But in that other heart how was it?how with the sweet saint that was talking to herself in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs?
THE MINISTER'S WOOINGHARRIET BEECHER STOWE
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WORDS RELATED TO AS IT WERE

  • as it were
  • as it would be
  • as might be
  • in such a way that
  • just as
  • just as if
  • just as though
  • so to speak
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