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como si
     1. conj. (with imperfect subjunctive) as if; as though
     1. adv. as (to such an extent or degree)
           No es tan alta como nosotras. - She's not as tall as us.
     2. adv. like, about (approximately)
           Hemos esperado como media hora. - We've waited like half an hour.
     3. conj. as (introducing a basis of comparison or equality)
          1. v. to eat
                ¿Cómo como? ¿Cómo cómo como? ¡Como como como! (classroom example of written accent)
                  How do I eat? What do you mean, how do I eat? I eat like I eat!
          2. v. (colloquial) to eat away, corrode
          3. v. (transitive, chess, board games) to capture a piece
     1. conj. if

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