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as if (or as though)

Definition of as if or as though in English:

As would be the case if: she behaved as if he weren’t there
More example sentences
  • It was all he could do to act as though he had never read either of her letters.
  • The men around her laughed and acted as though it was the cleverest thing they had seen.
  • Football is now a business, but players are expected to act as if it was still a sport.
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