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Re: [Lingo] Usage of "as such"

On Mon, Jun 9, 2008 at 6:19 PM, Shawn <> wrote:
>> Akihabara and the *places like that* maybe a danger for foreign
>> tourists.
> Akihabara and *places like that* maybe a danger for foreign tourists.
> (no 'the')
> Still even so, the main problem for me is in meaning of "places like
> that".  Crowded?  Where computers are sold?  Where people tend to carry
> cash to buy things?
It happened Sunday.

>> Akihabara and the place as such maybe a danger for foreign tourists.
> No you can't say that.
> How about:
> Criminals target places where people tend to carry cash.  As such,
> Akihabara may be a danger for foreign tourists.
> [in this case, "as such" is obviously shortened from "as such a place"
You are using "as such" as an example to explain the meaning of "as such" :)

As such = For example?

> examples: The process as such is simple in concept, although the
> machinery required to do it is highly complex.

As such = like that?

> He had recently been promoted to sales manager and felt that, as such,
> he should have two secretaries.
As such: To make him feel important?

Best Regards,
Nguyen Hung Vu ( Nguyễn Vũ Hưng )
vuhung16plus{remove} , YIM: vuhung16
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