as it is
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as it is(
ahz
 
iht
 
ihz
)
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (used to describe how a situation is going)
a. como va la cosa
As it is, I don't think my students are ready for the final exam.Como va la cosa, no creo que mis estudiantes estén listos para el examen final.
b. así como vamos
As it is, I don't think we're going to get to the movie on time.Así como vamos, no creo que lleguemos al cine a tiempo.
c. así como estamos
As it is, it looks like you and I are the only ones ready for the trip.Así como estamos, me parece que tú y yo somos los únicos que están listos para el viaje.
2. (indicating a current state)
a. tal como está
My family wants to paint the house, but I like it as it is.Mi familia quiere pintar la casa, pero a mí me gusta tal como está.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
3. (used in comparisons)
a. como lo es
I don't think telling the truth is as important to you as it is to me.No creo que decir la verdad es tan importante para ti como lo es para mí.
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