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When you are studying jazz, the best thing to do is listen to records or listen to live music. It isn't as though you go to a teacher. You just listen as much as you can and absorb everything.
Carla Bley

Meaning of "as though" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AS THOUGH

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AS THOUGH

as much
as near as damn it
as often as not
as old as the hills
as one man
as opposed to sth
as per
as per usual
as regards
as right as a trivet
as soon as
as straight as a die
as such
as the case may be
as the crow flies
as was
as well
as well as
as yet
as you were

WORDS THAT END LIKE AS THOUGH

alpine chough
although
borough
breakthrough
chough
click through
click-through
cough
dough
enough
go through
hough
rough
Scarborough
shough
the rough
thorough
though
through
tough

Synonyms and antonyms of as though in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «as though» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AS THOUGH

Find out the translation of as though to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of as though 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 though» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

好像
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

como si
570 millions of speakers

English

as though
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हालांकि के रूप में
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كما لو
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

как будто
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

como se
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

যদিও
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

comme
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

seperti yang difikirkan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

als ob
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

あたかも
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

마치
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

kaya ta
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

như
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இருப்பினும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जणू
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Sanki sanki
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

come se
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

jakby
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

неначе
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ca și cum
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σαν
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

asof
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

som om
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

som om
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of as though

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AS THOUGH»

The term «as though» is very widely used and occupies the 15.885 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AS THOUGH» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about as though

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10 QUOTES WITH «AS THOUGH»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word as though.
1
Karen Allen
I feel as though I would be delighted to come back into working in the film world, and working in the theater world again. I'm just gonna see what happens.
2
Robert Ashley
Do not rely on unplanned music; it comes out as though it were planned, but planned by someone you cross the street to avoid.
3
Rowan Atkinson
I feel as though the camera is almost a kind of voyeur in Mr. Bean's life, and you just watch this bizarre man going about his life in the way that he wants to.
4
Georges Bernanos
Purity is not imposed upon us as though it were a kind of punishment, it is one of those mysterious but obvious conditions of that supernatural knowledge of ourselves in the Divine, which we speak of as faith. Impurity does not destroy this knowledge, it slays our need for it.
5
Annie Besant
Nothing but an imperious intellectual and moral necessity can drive into doubt a religious mind, for it is as though an earthquake shook the foundations of the soul, and the very being quivers and sways under the shock.
6
Carla Bley
When you are studying jazz, the best thing to do is listen to records or listen to live music. It isn't as though you go to a teacher. You just listen as much as you can and absorb everything.
7
Edward Carpenter
When he was twenty-three or twenty-four my father began to learn German and read philosophy in his spare hours, which did not look as though he were destined to remain long on board ship!
8
Anderson Cooper
I can begin to understand how anchor monsters are made. If you're not careful, you can become used to being treated as though you're special and begin to expect it.
9
William A. Dembski
The atheist is cheating whenever he makes a moral judgment, acting as though it has an objective reference, when his philosophy in fact precludes it.
10
David Eagleman
What has always surprised me when I walk into a bookstore is the number of books that you can find that are written with certainty. The authors tell some story as though it's true, but they don't have any evidence that it is true!

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AS THOUGH»

Discover the use of as though in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to as though and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
As Though She Were Sleeping
As the novel progresses in glimpses, Milia's dreams become more navigable than the strange and obstinate "reality" in which she finds herself, and the two realms grow ever more entangled.
Elias Khoury, 2012
2
As Though Life Mattered: Leo Kennedy's Story
In Montreal in the 1920s and 1930s, a small group of radical young writers Leo Kennedy, Frank Scott, A.M. Klein, and A.J.M. Smith transformed Canadian poetry with enthusiasm, talent, and the creation of a modern alternative press.
Patricia Morley, 1994
3
Chet Baker: As Though I Had Wings
The late jazz legend offers his memories of the jazz scene of the 1950s and his decline from drug use in the early 1960s
Chet Baker, 1998
4
Living as Though There Is a Tomorrow, Creating the Future by ...
Each day, each choice has power. Choose to love life with its chaos and complexity. Choose to love others and the Earth. Choose to act with personal responsibility and courage.
Phyllis Ballata, 2008
5
As Though I Had Wings: The Lost Memoir
The late jazz legend offers his memories of the jazz scene of the 1950s and his decline from drug use in the early 1960s
Chet Baker, 1997
6
As I Lay Dying
tions in the dead air as though he were lifting and dropping them at the bottom of an invisible well, the sounds ceasing without departing, as if any movement might dislodge them from the immediate air in reverberant repetition. He saws again ...
William Faulkner, 2011
7
The Binding of Isaac: A Religious Model of Disobedience
1)—Abraham said before him: Master of the whole universe, behold, I am slaughtering the ram; do Thou regard this as though my son Isaac is slain before thee. He took the blood of the ram and said: Do Thou regard this as though the blood of ...
Omri Boehm, 2007
8
The Time of Memory: Teachers and the Role of the Teachers' ...
Thinking seems to happen as though it bore memory of things in their emerging into presence and passing from presence, as though it could not forget a Lethic enactment of obscure dissociation and concealment, as though it were memory of ...
Charles E. Scott, 1999
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9. Mrs Nelson goes where she always buys her groceries. 10. The boys visited the stadium where they played soccer last season. EXERCISE 12 Section A 1. as though 2. as 3. as though 4. as though 5. as 6. as though 7. as 8. as though 9. as  ...
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Hermeneutics Ancient and Modern
Whence do we know that if one heard (a teaching) from the mouth of an ordinary Israelite, he must regard it as though he heard if from the mouth of a Sage? There is a text, Which I command thee this day (Deut. vi.6); and not only as though he ...
Gerald L. Bruns, 1992

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AS THOUGH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term as though is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Lionel Messi allegedly refuses best player award at Copa America …
As his teammates followed the ball's path into orbit, Messi turned around, head sunken, as though he knew exactly what was about to happen. «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
2
Tour de France 2015: Stage three as it happened
He is still shaking his head as though trying to clear his senses. He is chewing on a water bottle, looking decidedly unwell. He shuffles through the cars and is at ... «BBC Sport, Jul 15»
3
Nick Kyrgios courts yet more controversy as he crashes out of …
He hurled his racket 10ft into the air. He looked at one stage as though he would repeat last year's feat against exactly the same opponent at ... «Irish Times, Jul 15»
4
'You will address me as Master:' Wisconsin teen tells harrowing story …
It's not as though sexual flirtation is something new. The old adage “I'll show you mine if you show me yours” dates back generations. «WGN-TV, Jul 15»
5
Put the school holiday activities on hold
It's almost as though we're afraid of free time, as though it's become a concept so foreign to us that we've forgotten what it is. There's nothing ... «The Mercury, Jul 15»
6
Millie Mackintosh slips into a plunging swimsuit on romantic holiday …
But Millie Mackintosh and Professor Green looked as though they were having a second honeymoon as they posted pictures from an idyllic, ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
7
Confessions of a Clinton reporter: The media's 5 unspoken rules for …
But the easier way to do that — proven over time — is to write as though the Clintons are the purest form of evil. The same holds for daily ... «Vox, Jul 15»
8
The Brink: "Baghdad My A**" Review
But if the game is to make it seem as though Raja is secretly working against his brother, formal lines of communication could indeed be ... «IGN, Jul 15»
9
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley braless at Versace Haute Couture Paris …
Earlier in the day, Rosie had cut an faultlessly chic figure as she stepped out in Paris, looking as though she truly belonged in the stylish city. «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
10
'True Detective's' queasy take on male sexuality
As my friend and Act Four columnist Sonny Bunch wrote, “It's almost as though showrunner Nic Pizzolatto, frustrated by the claims that his show ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»

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