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 Meanings and Examples of AS
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as
 ad.  to the same degree or amount
 conj.  in the way or manner that
 conj.  because, for the reason that
Classic Sentence: (202 in 14 pages)
1  Felix trembled violently as he said this.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 16
2  Be steady to your purposes and firm as a rock.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 24
3  And as I walked on I was lonely no longer.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 1
4  Daisy was popular in Chicago, as you know.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 4
5  It had seemed as close as a star to the moon.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 5
6  Like all other joys, she rejected it as sin.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In V. HESTER AT HER NEEDLE
7  He could play upon him as he chose.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XI. THE INTERIOR OF A HEART
8  I have no such power as thou tellest me of.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XIV. HESTER AND THE PHYSICIAN
9  He admires as a lover, not as a connoisseur.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3
10  Her resolution was formed as she read.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4
11  But this he declined, as he was dirty and wet.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9
12  Oh, yes; and as like him as she can stare.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13
13  I always preferred the church, as I still do.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 19
14  However, I am much happier as I am.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 20
15  No, he is not so unworthy as you believe him.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 29
Example Sentence: (202 in 14 pages)
16  A friend is, as it were, a second self.
17  Man errs so long as he strives.
18  Hatred is blind as well as love.
19  One must drink as one brews.
20  None so blind as those who won't see.
21  Choose an author as you choose a friend.
22  So much is mine as I enjoy.
23  Use a book as a bee does flowers.
24  Dying is as natural as living.
25  In life, as in chess, forethought wins.
26  An inch in a miss is as good as an ell.
27  There's no such thing as bad publicity.
28  Police described the attack as horrific.
29  He acted as attorney for me.
30  I have no doubts as to your ability.