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as

preposition, conjunction   strong /æz/ weak /əz/
A1 used to describe something’s purpose or someone’s job de She works as a waitress. They use their spare bedroom as an office.
as… as…
A2 used to compare two things, people, amounts, etc. tan… como… He’s not as tall as his brother. She earns three times as much as I do.
A2 because puesto que You can go first as you’re the oldest. As the glue was finished, I had to use string.
B1 while a medida que, cuando I saw James as I was leaving.
B1 in the same way como This year, as in previous years, tickets sold very quickly.
as if/as though
used to describe how a situation seems to be como si It looks as if it might rain.
as for
used to talk about how another person or thing is affected by something en cuanto a I’m pleased. As for Kyle, I don’t care what he thinks.
(Definition of as from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

as

conjunction /ӕz/
when; while cuando; mientras I met John as I was coming home.
because como As I am leaving tomorrow, I’ve bought you a present.
in the same way that como, igual que If you are not sure how to behave, do as I do.
used to introduce a statement of what the speaker knows or believes to be the case como As you know, I’ll be taking the bus.
though aunque; por mucho que + verbo en subjuntivo Old as I am, I can still fight Much as I want to, I cannot go.
used to refer to something which has already been stated and apply it to another person al igual que Dave will be there, as will Alan and Mick.
as for
with regard to; concerning en cuanto a, por lo que respecta a, con relación a The thief was caught by the police almost immediately. As for the stolen jewels, they were found in a shed.
as if / as though
in the way one would expect if como si; como para He acted as if he were mad He spoke as though he knew all about our plans He opened his mouth as if to speak You look as if you are going to faint.
as to
as far as (something) is concerned; with regard to en cuanto a I’m willing to read his book, but as to publishing it, that’s a different matter.
(Definition of as from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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