Focus on the pronunciation of seem
English definition of “seem”
› to appear to be: [L] You seem very quiet today. [L] He’s 16, but he seems younger. [L] The news seemed too good to be true. [L] She didn’t seem (to be) particularly happy. [I always + adv/prep] They seemed like such a nice couple. [+ to infinitive] I can’t seem to stay awake.