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Autor:  Márcio Farias
E-mail:  marcio_osorio@oi.com.br
Data:  15/AGO/2007 10:13 PM
Assunto:  How or As? It depends.
 
Mensagem:  Well, it looks like you can. This dictionary excerpt says you can.

2 : in whatever way or manner : AS <a reader can shift his attention how he likes --William Empson>[1]

It seems to me that this usage of how meaning as seems all the more rare, however. To Sir William Empson (1906--1984) it did not at the time.


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[1] Webster's Third New International Dictionary, Unabridged on CD. I have an old CD-ROM version of it. The newest version currently sells for US$149.


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
How or As?!?!?  –  juliana  15/AGO/2007, 9:02 PM
How or As?!?!?  –  Márcio Farias  15/AGO/2007, 9:36 PM
 How or As? It depends.  –  Márcio Farias  15/AGO/2007, 10:13 PM
How or As? It depends.  –  PPAULO  16/AGO/2007, 12:09 AM
How or As? It depends.  –  Márcio Farias  16/AGO/2007, 8:51 AM
How or As? It depends.  –  juliana  16/AGO/2007, 12:34 PM
How or As? It depends.  –  PPAULO  27/AGO/2007, 10:11 PM
How or As? It depends.  –  PPAULO  27/AGO/2007, 10:17 PM

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