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Because; since:‘seeing that I'm awake, I might as well come with you’
- ‘What is the helping agent's toxicity, seeing as it is not licensed in the US?’
- ‘Actually that's a tough one, seeing as I like all the nominated albums.’
- ‘It is only natural especially seeing as Argentina was kind enough to accept as many Irish people as possible in the 19th century.’
- ‘Some women will take offence to such a frivolous comment, especially seeing as most of us view this as a serious topic of conversation.’
- ‘You may want to have a strong cup of coffee before going, seeing as this party is slated to run until 8 a.m.’
- ‘The second track, Powerless, is surely a song we have all heard, seeing as it's the first single off her album.’
- ‘The two end up marrying other mates, though why is never fully explained seeing as they're clearly obsessed with one another.’
- ‘I can refer to you by whatever offensive terminology I like without defaming you, seeing as you're a person of public interest.’
- ‘Also, communism seemed the chic thing to explore, seeing as I was a disillusioned young university student.’
- ‘The only thing wrong with it is that the songs are a bit samey, but seeing as the album is less than 40 minutes long, this doesn't bother me much.’
- ‘Home I went seeing as I didn't have my water wings with me.’
- ‘Well, seeing as how no-one was queueing up to write my blog while I wasn't, I suppose I'd best get back to writing it myself.’
- ‘He probably feels like he needs to help you, seeing as London is full of crazed taxi drivers.’
- ‘My brain has apparently simply up and died on me, seeing as how I am sitting here without any typing going on, just staring at a blank screen.’
- ‘We got 16 out of 20 which I thought was pretty good seeing as I only knew 7 or 8 of them and hadn't heard of any of the rest!’
- ‘He hardly could, seeing as the stickers can be ordered for free through the party's official website’
- ‘Now is such a great time to go home, seeing as I don't ‘do’ football.’
- ‘Perhaps, he suggested, we should be beyond that, seeing as the situation is so new, complex and unprecedented.’
- ‘It would be a little ironic if it was, seeing as the movie is constructed as a series of episodes along the route to the perfect noodle restaurant.’
- ‘It's refreshing also to see Posey grab hold of a role like this, seeing as she hasn't had anything substantive to sink her talents into of late.’
1[mass noun] The action of seeing someone or something.
- ‘Then the audience takes note of what that means, the act of seeing.’
- 1.1Astronomy The quality of observed images as determined by atmospheric conditions:‘he had given the seeing as ‘fair’’
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