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But be that as it may, I think it is more respectful to you that I should speak to you upon and do my best to interest you in the subject which has occupied me, and in which I am myself most interested.
Arthur Cayley

Meaning of "be that as it may" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BE THAT AS IT MAY

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BE THAT AS IT MAY

be nothing to
be of the opinion that
be on a hiding to nothing
be on one´s high horse
be on the danger list
be on to a good thing
be one´s own man
be pie on
be prepared
be put to the pin on one´s collar
be run off one´s feet
be rushed off your feet
be snowed under
be spoiling for
be sure
be the making of
be to blame
be toast
be upstanding
be wise

WORDS THAT END LIKE BE THAT AS IT MAY

anyway
away
ay
bay
birthday
Blu-ray
come what may
Conway
day
dismay
display
everyday
Friday
from day to day
gamay
gay
gray
hay
in a way
may

Synonyms and antonyms of be that as it may in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «be that as it may» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BE THAT AS IT MAY

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

Translator English - Chinese

是因为它可能
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sea ​​como fuere
570 millions of speakers

English

be that as it may
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हो जो भी हो कि
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يكون ذلك وفقا لما تراه
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

как бы то ни было
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

seja como for
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

এটা হতে পারে যে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

être qu´il en soit
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Menjadi seperti yang mungkin
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

sein, dass , wie es kann
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

であること、それが可能性があること
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

수 는 수도 로 그
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dadi sing bisa
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thể là vì nó có thể
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அதுவும் இருக்கலாம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हे शक्य तितके असू द्या
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Olabilir mi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

a ogni modo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

być tak, że jak może
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

як би там не було
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

fie ce-o fi
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

είναι ότι όπως μπορεί
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

wees dat as dit kan
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

vara som helst
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

være at siden det kan
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of be that as it may

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BE THAT AS IT MAY»

The term «be that as it may» is very widely used and occupies the 2.791 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BE THAT AS IT MAY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about be that as it may

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QUOTES WITH «BE THAT AS IT MAY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word be that as it may.
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Arthur Cayley
But be that as it may, I think it is more respectful to you that I should speak to you upon and do my best to interest you in the subject which has occupied me, and in which I am myself most interested.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BE THAT AS IT MAY»

Discover the use of be that as it may in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to be that as it may and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Be That As It May: Don't Worry about Things You Can't Change
His father doesn't like Barbara, and she doesn't like him, but be that as it may. His rationale is logical, unlike hers. The things that his father pointed out are so blatantly obvious. Joey thinks, It's as plain as the nose on my face. She has a distinct ...
Joseph Mahmough, 2007
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Life
ll44 -LIFE.-I then decided to ask her old and revered } friend Be-that-as-it-may to go. After l l The Parvenues ' V 5 LL the latest words and phrases had ' been asked to an afternoon recepi tion. Take-it-from-me hesitated, and some hesitation , ...
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Phases and Fallacies of Society as it is
These forms of life are certainly sufficiently separate to warrant the conjecture. Be that as it may, it is quite impossible to suppose that in any department of learning — even that apparently requiring sensibility (supposing it to be physical) — a ...
Charles Ford (of Reading.), 1859
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Session Cases: Cases Decided in the Court of Session, and ...
Be that as it may, however, there is here no latent equity,—nothing which was not equally open to the assignee as it was to the cedent In that state of matters I cannot help thinking that the assignee is clearly in no better position than the cedent.
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Telephony
Be that as it may, it is still true that a multitude of small repairs and corrections, replacements and refortifying of the lines at this season of the year will yield a great deal in resulting better service. It is not only nicer to be out in the country now ...
Harry B. McMeal, 1919
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The Theatre: A Monthly Review and Magazine
(Cheers) Be that as it may, we have done our best. (A Voice : “ And have done it well.”) We have done our best inasmuch as, whilst fighting to live amidst a keen and vigorous competition, we have endeavoured not to forget the advancement of ...
Clement Scott, Bernard Edward Joseph Capes, Charles Eglington, 1888
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The Theater: A Monthly Review and Magazine
Be that as it may, we have done our best (A Voice : " And have done it well." ) VVe have done our best inasmuch as, whilst fighting, to live amidst a keen and vigorous competition, we have endeavoured not to forget the advancement of our art ...
8
The Darker Side of Samuel, Saul and David
Be that as it may, we are still intrigued when it works; that is, when we forget what immoral, materialistic lifestyles these folks live and for a moment see the characters they play. Someone who can do this is clever— some might say brilliant.
G. D. Vreeland, 2008
9
Virginia Reports: Jefferson--33 Grattan, 1730-1880
But, be that as it may, the failure to plead the former decree, authorizes the appellant to examine the whole case. When there is error apparent on the face of the decree, the party may file a bill of review, without leave of the court; and then the ...
10
The Christian Remembrancer
Be that as it may, there is mischief in, every thing, which has a tendency to the relaxation of genuine religious principle ; in every thing, which would oblige you to give up. or even to be remiss in habits, inculcated and prescribed by religion ; in ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BE THAT AS IT MAY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term be that as it may is used in the context of the following news items.
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Energy Efficient Features For Home Not So Cost Effective, Research …
Be that as it may, as indicated by an astonishing new study by the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago, those funds may be ... «Realty Today, Jul 15»
2
Crazy honcho salary! Here's how commission based remuneration …
Be that as it may, profitable companies cannot be similarly hobbled because honcho excess cannot be questioned if profit justifies such excess, ... «Firstpost, Jul 15»
3
Preventable accidents
Be that as it may, let us quickly learn from the loopholes that led to these unfortunate events – so that we may minimize, if not totally, avoid what ... «Philippine Star, Jul 15»
4
Firefox 39 Arrives with Social Sharing and Bug Fixes in Tow
Be that as it may, Firefox 39 is here, and it brings with it a few interesting additions and changes. Perhaps the biggest upgrade is the ability to ... «Maximum PC, Jul 15»
5
Teaching old goats new tricks
Be that as it may, 2015 truly was a watershed year. It wasn't just the torrential rains that eventually permanently rerouted Fountain Creek ... «Pueblo Chieftain, Jul 15»
6
New PATCO schedule greeted by complaints
Be that as it may, riders on Monday reported packed trains. "Changed my work hours so I could accommodate the new terrible PATCO ... «Philly.com, Jul 15»
7
Is Malaysia ready for a liberal party?
Be that as it may, Asian societies will continue, even with greater vigour, to draw intellectual and moral sustenance from their traditions and ... «Malaysiakini, Jul 15»
8
Ashes 2015: Bad omens aplenty for Australia at Sophia Gardens
Be that as it may, Australia have not won a series in England since 2001. That's right. When Australia last won a series here the World Trade ... «The Australian, Jul 15»
9
Of Ancient Muslim Slavs and Imperial Roman Highways: Natterings …
Be that as it may, they inhabit a somewhat remote area called Pomakohoria north of Xanthi in Thrace, a couple of dozen picturesque mountain ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
10
Saraki, Dogara And Party Supremacy
Be that as it may, Solomon Arase has shown through his words and actions since coming on board that he is out to restore the lost glory of the ... «Leadership Newspapers, Jul 15»

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