One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
often with negative In the exact sense of the word.‘it is possible to stay overnight here although there is no guest house as such’
in itself, of itself, by itself, as such, intrinsicallyView synonyms
- ‘I am from England, of course, and, as such, consider rain to be part of my daily needs.’
- ‘They will not have a competitive race as such and only have to start and finish in a group.’
- ‘Not that education or skills are signs of intelligence as such, but there is a correlation.’
- ‘The club is a business and, as such, should stand on its own feet or fail as any other business would.’
- ‘He further went on to say that he was going to organise Freeport as a model city and run it as such.’
- ‘The club is a facility for all the youth in the area and as such all are welcome to drop in any night.’
- ‘He added that the field they are in is pastureland and as such is specially cultivated grass.’
- ‘Queens Drive is a clearway and as such is not to be used for parking, as defined in the highway code.’
- ‘His speech is the herald of decolonisation and, as such, is a defining moment in history.’
- ‘Otley is still a market town and, as such, should be drawing shoppers and other trade into it.’
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