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English Reference for iwaba (いわば)

Kanji
わば
わば
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Kana
いわば
iwaba
Definitions
adverb so to speak, so to call it, as it were
Example sentences
It is, as it were, a life and death problem
Mount Everest is, so to speak, the roof of the world
This computer network is, as it were, the nervous system of the company
That old man is, so to speak, a walking dictionary
He is, so to speak, a grown-up baby
He is, so to speak, a human robot
He is, as it were, a stray sheep
Japan is, as it were, his second home
He is, as it were, a grown-up baby
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