German English Dictionary

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als in English:

1. than


It took me more than two hours to translate a few pages of English.
He's shorter than Tom.
They say that girls spend more time worrying about how they look than boys do.
I've heard research has found that men are more likely to tell lies than women.
More than one hundred nations have approved the treaty.
When speaking to an international audience, it is perhaps best to speak English a little slower than usual.
To make up for his unpleasant experiences in the hospital, Tom drank a little more than he should have.
Rather than getting depressed, I'd probably feel hatred towards her.
You are richer than I am because your pay is double my pay.
Although he is gone, I still love him more than everything.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God.
The city can be reached in less than 20 minutes by car from here.
It goes without saying that country life is healthier than town life.
Are you aware that Okinawa is closer to China than to Honshu?
Humanity has suffered more from war in this century than ever before.

English word "als"(than) occurs in sets:

und, oder, aber, also... - and, or, but, so...
And, or, but, so ... - Und, oder, aber, also...

2. as


I thought as much.
When he returned, he brought a baseball cap and gave it as a present to his friend.
As Tom and Mary spent time together, they began to get to know each other better.
As a new father, I gave my first child plenty of books.
Subway fares will be raised by nearly ten percent as of April 1, 2001.
I'd describe him as a middle-aged man in a yellow jacket, orange tie and a pink shirt.
We bought our new neighbors a clock as a housewarming gift.
James Bond was always depicted as a high roller in his movies.
This will go down in history as the greatest event that has ever taken place.
This is an example of the survival of the fittest, as it is called.
As a rule, I go to school before eight o'clock.
Mary had a little lamb whose fleece was white as snow.
The nation's trade balance improved last year as exports were strong, while imports remained steady.
A study reports that 53,000 Americans die each year as a result of secondhand smoke.
What is shown on television is, as it were, a reflection of what society is like.

English word "als"(as) occurs in sets:

Und, oder, aber, also... - And, or, but, so...