as it is


: in the present condition : the way it is
Leave everything exactly/just as it is.
: with the situation that exists now
We have enough to do as it is without your latest orders!

Examples of as it is in a Sentence

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“As it is.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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