- as\ though
- • as if• as thoughconj1. As (he, she, it) would if; in the same way one would if seeing to show.
The baby laughed as if he understood what Mother said.
The book looked as though it had been out in the rain.
The waves dashed on the rocks as if in anger.2. that.
It seems as if you are the first one here.
Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". Оригинал: A.Маккей, М.Т.Боткер, Дж.И.Гейтс. 1997.
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though — [ ðou ] function word *** Though can be used in the following ways: as a conjunction (connecting two clauses or phrases): Though she was very tired, she could not sleep. as a way of showing how a sentence is related to what has already been said… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
Though — ([th][=o]), conj. [OE. thogh, [thorn]ah, AS. [eth]e[ a]h, [eth][=ae]h, [eth][=e]h; akin to OS. th[=o]h, OFries. thach, D. & G. doch but, yet, OHG. doh but, yet though, Icel. [thorn][=o] yet, nevertheless, Sw. dock, Dan. dog, Goth. [thorn][ a]uh,… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
though — though, although, albeit introduce subordinate clauses stating something that is or may be true in spite of what is asserted in the main clause. Though, the most widely used of these words, can introduce a clause that states an established fact… … New Dictionary of Synonyms
though — [thō] conj. [ME thah, thogh < OE theah & ON tho, akin to Ger doch, yet, however, Goth thauh] 1. in spite of the fact that; notwithstanding that; although [though the car was repaired, it rattled] 2. and yet [they will probably win, though no… … English World dictionary
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though — c.1200, from O.E. þeah, and in part from O.N. þo though, both from P.Gmc. *thaukh (Cf. Goth. þauh, O.Fris. thach, M.Du., Du. doch, O.H.G. doh, Ger. doch), from PIE demonstrative pronoun *to (see THAT (Cf. that)). The evolution of the terminal… … Etymology dictionary
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though — ► CONJUNCTION 1) despite the fact that; although. 2) however; but. ► ADVERB ▪ however: he was able to write, though. ORIGIN Old English … English terms dictionary
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though I say so myself — though/if/I say it myself though if I say so myself phrase used when you do not want to seem too proud of your own ability or achievement Although I say it myself, I think I’m rather good at this. Thesaurus: humble and not proudsynonym … Useful english dictionary
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