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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
And the teams competed with each other to try to kick the ball through this hole
He is known as a proficient artist in his field
As a secretary she is a prize
He lacks consciousness that he is a member of society
I wouldn't have him on the other side in a negotiation
We adopt him as our representative
He looks so young for his age that he passes for a college student
He is admired as a writer
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