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1 at or during the time that
  • he slipped as he was walking to his car

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2 for the reason that
  • had his meals delivered to him as he couldn't navigate the icy sidewalk with his walker

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3 in spite of the fact that
  • silly as it sounds, that's exactly the way that it happened

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4 the way it would be or one would do if
  • his face looked as he'd gotten a terrible shock

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The first known use of as was in the 12th century

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“As.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/as. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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