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English Reference for toshite (として)

Kana
として
toshite
Definitions
  1. Expression as (i.e. in the role of), for (i.e. from the viewpoint of)
  2. apart from... (used to change the topic)
  3. (before a negative form) even (e.g. "not even a single person")
  4. (after a volitional form) thinking that..., trying to...
Example sentences
That 'Ayumi' kid, only 13 but has performed in movies and theatres as a child actor since she was five
It can be used as a knife
George set up as a merchant
I bought him a drink in return for his help
This gold watch is the apple of my eye. Mother gave it to me as a keep-sake in her later years
He has much practical experience as a doctor
He was devoid of human feeling
Blood pressure is important as a barometer of health
He was so adamant in his refusal
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