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Spanish translation of “as”

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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