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Meaning of "as you were" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AS YOU WERE

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WHAT DOES AS YOU WERE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of as you were in the English dictionary

The definition of as you were in the dictionary is a military command to withdraw an order, return to the previous position, etc. Other definition of as you were is a statement to withdraw something just said.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AS YOU WERE

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 though
as was
as well
as well as
as yet

WORDS THAT END LIKE AS YOU WERE

amakwerekwere
anywhere
arriere
as it were
atmosphere
bere
elsewhere
everywhere
here
mere
nowhere
out there
premiere
severe
so there
somewhere
sphere
there
were
where

Synonyms and antonyms of as you were in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «as you were» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AS YOU WERE

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

Translator English - Chinese

如你
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

como eras
570 millions of speakers

English

as you were
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

तुम थे
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كما كنت
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

как вы были
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

como você estava
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

তুমি যেমন ছিলে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

que vous étiez
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Seperti anda
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Sie waren
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

あなたがあったように
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

당신은 말하자면
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Minangka sampeyan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

như bạn đã
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நீங்கள் இருந்தீர்கள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जसे आपण होते तसे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

oldugun gibi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

come eri
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

jak to było
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

як ви були
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cum ai fost
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

όπως θα ήταν
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

as jy was
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

som du var
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

som du var
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of as you were

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AS YOU WERE»

The term «as you were» is very widely used and occupies the 128 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AS YOU WERE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «as you were» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «as you were» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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8 QUOTES WITH «AS YOU WERE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word as you were.
1
Bernard Berenson
Consistency requires you to be as ignorant today as you were a year ago.
2
Joseph Fiennes
There are always going to be times when it doesn't flow as much as you were hoping. So of course I'm going to fail. And when I do fail I hope I fail better and better, again and again. I am happy to fail.
3
Melinda Gates
If you are successful, it is because somewhere, sometime, someone gave you a life or an idea that started you in the right direction. Remember also that you are indebted to life until you help some less fortunate person, just as you were helped.
4
Andreas Katsulas
You're only as good as you are now - not as good as you were before.
5
Maxwell
So many times, people want you to stay the way you were, be as you were before because they want to encapsulate you in a time so they can remember their youth. But you're here to continually push forward and move forward. That's where I'm at - I just want to always surprise people.
6
Robert Shaw
Success lasts only three seconds. After that, you're the same as you were before you had it.
7
Robert Sheckley
Once you find you can't walk as far and as fast as you were able, life becomes more complicated.
8
Jamie Zawinski
You can always affect things - so can you change it in a way that will make you as happy with it in the future as you were in the past? Maybe it won't be the same, but it might be something else you also like.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AS YOU WERE»

Discover the use of as you were in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to as you were and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
As You Were: To War and Back with the Black Hawk Battalion ...
In As You Were, Washington Post reporter Christian Davenport follows members of the 2-224th from their sudden call-up and deployment, through a year of arduous and at times harrowing service in some of Iraq's hottest war zones, to their ...
Christian Davenport, 2009
2
As You Were
Yearning, revelations, and lurking danger pull at the threads of a once-idyllic life. As You Were is a romantic story driven by mystery and suspense.
Kelli Jae Baeli, 2009
3
As You Were Saying: American Writers Respond to Their French ...
"In language as colorful and diverse as the stories being told, these writers create worlds of imagination that reach beyond the cultural and political status quo.
Fabrice Rozié, Esther Allen, Guy Walter, 2007
4
As You Were: The Tragedy at Valcartier
SUMMER, 1974 — how duty, responsibility, and honour make ordinary people take extraordinary measures; and how the military did their best to ignore this devastating incident.
Gerry Fostaty, 2011
5
A manual of light infantry and other duties
As you were — On the left backwards wheel — As you were. Sections, — Right wheel — As you were — Left wheel — As you were — On the right backwards wheel — As you were — On the left backwards wheel — As you were. Company  ...
John Sinnott (adjutant, 47th regt.), 1849
6
A Broad Place: An Autobiography
When I think of you I see you before me, not just as you were in old age but as you were when you were at the height of your strength, as you were when I was a small child, when I rode on your shoulders and put my hands over your eyes, and  ...
Jurgen Moltmann, 2007
7
Teaching From the Deep End: Succeeding With Today's ...
DON'T TEACH AS YOU WERE TAUGHT, BUT DON'T TEACH AS IF THEY CAN'T LEARN My, this is a common foible.You are the product of those who inspired you to teach. You reveled in the way in which the subject was presented and you  ...
Dominic Belmonte, 2009
8
The Adventures of Rebazar Tarzs: The Greatest Love Story Ever
The Third SoundWave, happened as you were starting to come back alive from your weaken state of inßuence. We were on the island of Kauai, and the day was perfect. All of US were standing on the shore and looking out at the giant surf that  ...
Duane Heppner, Duane Heppner & Rebazar Tarzs, 2008
9
See Yourself As God Sees You
Did your family encourage your participation in events that brought you together with other Christians your age, such as Sunday school, vacation Bible school, Bible clubs, or youth group meetings and activities? As you were able to gather with ...
Josh McDowell, 1999
10
Letters to an Angel
(There were other people around us that I didn't know, but you were holding perfectly good conversations with them all even as you were talking to me.) I hugged you and told you I loved you. We were able to communicate without moving our ...
Xander Smith, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AS YOU WERE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term as you were is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Harper just as amazed by early USWNT goals as you were
Washington Nationals star and noted unabashed, American flag bat-wielding patriot Bryce Harper was as surprised as you were by the United ... «Comcast SportsNet Washington, Jul 15»
2
5 Kinds of Food-Shamers You Will Encounter (and How to Deal)
If you've ever had anyone walk in to your cubicle as you were inhaling a Quarter Pounder with Cheese and say, “I didn't know anyone ate fast ... «Health.com, Jul 15»
3
A goon grows in Gotham, or, a henchman's progress
As long as you were wearing an official Batman nemesis ridiculous henchman costume, outsiders wouldn't bother you. The Armed Freelancer's ... «The Verge, Jul 15»
4
NHL Rumors: Latest Roundup on Potential Trades and Free-Agency …
As you were. — Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) July 2, 2015. Trade rumors were denied from Shattenkirk's agent, Jordan Neumann, as well, ... «Bleacher Report, Jul 15»
5
The New World of Broadcasting
... was simple: You got a license from the government, built a transmission facility and flung as much power into the ether as you were allowed. «TV Technology, Jul 15»
6
BREAKING: Wanderers to Dissolve Burnden Leisure Ltd? (Updated)
... threat on behalf of HMRC over Wanderers' late filing of club accounts. These accounts have now been filed. As you were, lads. As you were. «Lion of Vienna Suite, Jul 15»
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Magic Dick of J Geils Band & Guitarist Shun Ng Make It Click …
Shun, did your songwriting come as you were learning guitar or after? Shun: I come from a non-musical family, non-musical background. «Glide Magazine, Jul 15»
8
Research strategies for maximizing Social Security benefits
As long as you were married at least 10 years and are not currently married, you may be able to collect on your ex-spouse's work history as ... «Philly.com, Jul 15»
9
Charlie Baker softens renovation stance
And he was as shocked as you were that out of the whole list of emails, he popped up.” State House reporter Matt Stout can be reached at ... «Boston Herald, Jul 15»
10
Body found outside White Lion Hotel in Upton
It's such a shame as you were still young. We drove through town early this morning and saw loads of police. My thoughts go out to all his family ... «Tewkesbury ADMAG, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. As you were [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/as-you-were>. Aug 2019 ».
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