a / an
 
abbreviations
 
about / on
 
able
 
about to do /
on the verge of /
on the point of
 
above / over
 
according to
 
across / over
 
act / action
 
ago / since / for
 
all / all of
 
all / every
 
all / whole
 
almost / nearly
 
aloud / loudly
 
also / too / as well / as well as
 
A.M. / P.M.
 
among / between
 
another
 
any / no
 
around / about
 
as / like
 
as it is / as it was /
as it were
 
   
  as it is / as it was / as it were
   
A. as it is는 현재 존재하고 있는 것이나 상황 그대로를 의미하므로 있는 그대로, 사실은, 실제로는 이라고 번역된다.
1. The first direction is to describe something exactly as it is.
2. We were saving money to go to Hawaii, but as it is we can only afford to go on a camping trip.
3. I would pay you if I could. But as it is I cannot.
4. I thought things would get better, but as it is they are getting worse.
   
B. as it was as it is의 과거형이다.
1. My friend was knocked down and could have been killed. As it was, he suffered severe back injuries.
   
C. as it were말하자면 이라는 의미로 사용된다.
1. This so-called antique, as it were, is a fake.
2. He became famous, as it were, for never having a hit record.
3. She is a grown-up baby, as it were.
4. He became, as it were, a man without a country.
5. He is my best friend, my second self, as it were.
6. That was, as it were, part of the job.
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
 
 
 
 
 
The first direction is to describe something exactly as it is.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 This so-called antique, as it were, is a fake.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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