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I could have been an architect, but I don't think I'd have been very happy. Nearly all modern architecture is a silly game as far as I can see.
Roger Waters

Meaning of "as far as I can see" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AS FAR AS I CAN SEE

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AS FAR AS I CAN SEE

as a whole
as against
as alike as chalk and cheese
as all that
as best one can
as broad as it is long
as dead as a dodo
as dead as a doornail
as dull as ditchwater
as far as
as for
as from
as good as
as good as gold
as good as one´s word
as hell
as how
as if
as is
as it were

WORDS THAT END LIKE AS FAR AS I CAN SEE

addressee
Bodensee
foresee
franchisee
fricassee
frisee
Genfersee
lessee
licensee
look-see
must-see
oversee
Parsee
passee
see
sightsee
suck it and see
Tallahassee
Tennessee
you see

Synonyms and antonyms of as far as I can see in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «as far as I can see» into 25 languages

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Find out the translation of as far as I can see to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of as far as I can see from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «as far as I can see» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

据我所见
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

por lo que yo puedo ver
570 millions of speakers

English

as far as I can see
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जहाँ तक मैं देख सकते हैं
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بقدر ما أستطيع أن أرى
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

насколько я могу видеть,
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

tanto quanto eu posso ver
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

যতটা আমি দেখতে পারেন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

autant que je peux voir
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sejauh yang saya dapat lihat
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

so weit ich sehen kann
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

私の知る限りでは
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

지금까지 내가 볼 수있는
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kaya sing dakkandhakake
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

như xa như tôi có thể nhìn thấy
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

என்னால் பார்க்க முடிந்த தூரம் வரை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जिथेपर्यंत मी पाहू शकतो
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

görebildiğim kadarıyla
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

per quanto posso vedere
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

o ile widzę
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

наскільки я можу бачити ,
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

în măsura în care eu pot vedea
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

όσο μπορώ να δω
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sover ek kan sien
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

så vitt jag kan se
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

så vidt jeg kan se
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AS FAR AS I CAN SEE»

The term «as far as I can see» is very widely used and occupies the 2.257 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about as far as I can see

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7 QUOTES WITH «AS FAR AS I CAN SEE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word as far as I can see.
1
Martin Amis
No novel has ever changed anything, as far as I can see.
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Martin Van Creveld
If you are strong and fighting the weak, then if you kill your opponent, then you are a scoundrel... if you let him kill you, then you are an idiot. So here is a dilemma which others have suffered before us, and for which as far as I can see, there is simply no escape.
3
George Formby
Now everybody's got a crazy notion of their own. Some like to mix up with a crowd, some like to be alone. It's no one elses' business as far as I can see, but every time that I go out the people stare at me, with me little ukulele in me hand.
4
Charles Lamb
Here cometh April again, and as far as I can see the world hath more fools in it than ever.
5
James Laughlin
I think that concrete poetry seems to have, as far as I can see, come to a kind of a dead end. It doesn't seem to be going any further than it went in its high period of about five or six years ago.
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Adam Rich
As far as I can see there are no problems with people in our band as far as the relationships go anyway.
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Roger Waters
I could have been an architect, but I don't think I'd have been very happy. Nearly all modern architecture is a silly game as far as I can see.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AS FAR AS I CAN SEE»

Discover the use of as far as I can see in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to as far as I can see and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
As Far As I Can See
The author offers her observations on widowhood, being a grandmother, modern society, self-service gas stations, Medicare, and traveling
Frances Weaver, Musings Midlife, 1991
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As Far As I Can See: Poems by Michele Leggott
Poems by Michele Leggott Michele Leggott. as. far. as. I. can. see. “12¢th Mi heley Leggott' as far as I can see Michele Leggott. Front Cover.
Michele Leggott, 1999
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My America: As Far As I Can See: Meg's Prairie Diary, Book
Meg's Prairie Diary, Book One, Kansas Kate McMullan. While the events described and some of the characters in this book may be based on actual historical eventsandreal people, Margaret Cora Wells is a fictional character, created by the ...
Kate McMullan, 2013
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Culture-centered Music Therapy
As far as I can see, to work as music therapist within the pre-school and school system is not limited to what Bruscia (1989) would call Educational Music Therapy.7 Music therapy within the school system just as well could be classified as ...
‎2002
5
Human and Artificial Intelligence
If it is, that will be interesting, but as far as I can see the question whether or not to treat the robot as a possibly conscious creature— or rather, as the "body," so to speak, of a possibly conscious creature —will remain closed. Consider: the thing  ...
Frederick J. Crosson, 1970
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REA's Handbook of Spanish Grammar, Style and Writing
I will do whatever/everything I can. BUT: Hice todo lo que/cuanto me dijo. I did all that/everything he told me. d. As far as + to know, to see, to remember = Que + saber, ver, recordar + subjunctive. Que yo vea. . . As far as I can see. . . Que ellos  ...
Lana R. Craig, 2000
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Kiss the kids for dad, Don’t forget to write: The Wartime ...
I am going to have a pint with your old man if he is still drinking (Save the mark). 18 There's lots of camps & soldiers in England as far as I can see.19 We are in huts, as they are called here, but in Canada they would be termed houses all right.
Edited by Y.A. Bennett
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A Critical Study in Method
A. Sameness of (primary) extension, as far as I can see, is a sufficient as well as a necessary condition of synonymity of pairs of names of existent things, consisting of single-words (e.g., 'table,' 'chair,' 'man'). The same applies to the names of ...
H. Khathchadourian, 1967
9
Christian Faith and the Problem of Evil
In that case too, God's perfect love, as far as I can see, would not preclude his permitting me to suffer. Finally, suppose further yet that God knows that I would not accept the suffering in question, but only because of disordered affections; if I had ...
Peter Van Inwagen, 2004
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Early Works on Theological Method 1
According to the [First] Vatican Council, the theologian reaches his imperfect but fruitful understanding of the mysteries ex analogia eorum quae naturaliter cognoscuntur.8 The great difficulty with these analogies, as far as I can see, is that the ...
Bernard J. F. Lonergan, Robert M. Doran, Robert C. Croken, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AS FAR AS I CAN SEE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term as far as I can see is used in the context of the following news items.
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Younis, Masood tons put Pakistan ahead
This kind of situation requires experience, and SL paying dividends for dropping Herath. As far as I can see, Kaushal has no clue whatsoever ... «ESPNcricinfo.com, Jul 15»
2
It's taken me 30 years, but I'm proud to say I'm ginger
As far as I can see, no one has focused on the huge gap between the way our society perceives red headed women and red headed males, ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
3
Is China's Didi Kuaidi really planning to launch its taxi app in the US?
As far as I can see, there's only one thing Didi Kuaidi has going for it: money. Yes, Uber is one of the most valuable startups in the world, but Didi is backed by ... «Tech in Asia, Jul 15»
4
'Orange is the New Black': The best Jewish moments from the new …
And that's a lot of work, but I think I'm in, as least as far as I can see it." When the rabbi tells her she can be a Jew and she cries, it is obvious ... «Heritage Florida Jewish News, Jul 15»
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Bouchard's slump the most sensational this year
As far as I can see, he is completely fit at the moment. All he needs is that one ATP Masters title, one classic triumph against a top player, and ... «gulfnews.com, Jul 15»
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On The Record: Pollack Segment 3
RIDICULOUS IS ONE WORD . HE COMES ACROSS AS A CELEBRITY TO ME. THAT'S AS FAR AS I CAN SEE IT. YOU THINK HE IS VIABLE? «WCVB Boston, Jul 15»
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Flat pitches will aid Australia - Botham
... to batting in the middle and deteriorating enough at the end to bring the spinners into the game is the ideal sort of deck as far as I can see. «ESPNcricinfo.com, Jul 15»
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Re: Nkrumahism, The Can Of Worms I Opened–Noam Chomsky 1
AS FAR AS I CAN SEE NOAM CHOMSKY MADE IT UP. IT WAS A COMPLETE FABRICATION, YET HE GAVE REFERENCE TO THAT ... «GhanaWeb, Jul 15»
9
Pennsylvania governor vetoes liquor privatization bill
... sell it at a deep discount, which as far as I can see is what the bill proposes, is not in the best interests of Pennsylvania”, Governor Wolf said. «Rapid News Network, Jul 15»
10
Opinion: World War III with China dead ahead
Worse, WWIII will go on for decades, “for as far as I can see,” says the CIA insider. Yes, WWIII is hot news with the Pentagon brass. The Wall ... «MarketWatch, Jul 15»

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