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Autor:  Tiago
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  30/OUT/2005 9:55 PM
Assunto:  As
 
Mensagem:  as

adv.
  1. To the same extent or degree; equally: The child sang as sweetly as a nightingale.
  2. For instance: large carnivores, as the bear or lion.
  3. When taken into consideration in a specified relation or form: this definition as distinguished from the second one.

conj.
  1. To the same degree or quantity that. Often used as a correlative after so or as: You are as sweet as sugar. The situation is not so bad as you suggest.
  2. In the same manner or way that: Think as I think.
  3. At the same time that; while: slipped on the ice as I ran home.
  4. For the reason that; because: went to bed early, as I was exhausted.
  5. With the result that: He was so foolish as to lie.
  6. Though: Great as the author was, he proved a bad model. Ridiculous as it seems, the tale is true.
  7. In accordance with which or with the way in which: The hotel is quite comfortable as such establishments go. The sun is hot, as everyone knows.
  8. Informal. That: I don't know as I can answer your question.

pron.
  1. That; which; who. Used after same or such: I received the same grade as you did.
  2. Chiefly Upper Southern U.S. Who, whom, which, or that: Those as want to can come with me.

prep.
  1. In the role, capacity, or function of: acting as a mediator.
  2. In a manner similar to; the same as: On this issue they thought as one.
Taken from:
http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=as


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
As  –  Chester B  30/OUT/2005, 3:45 PM
As  –  Johannes  30/OUT/2005, 4:30 PM
As  –  Chester B  30/OUT/2005, 9:25 PM
As  –  Chester B  30/OUT/2005, 9:29 PM
 As  –  Tiago  30/OUT/2005, 9:55 PM

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