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etwa in English:

1. about about


Think about it.
Something you should know about me is that I spend a lot of time reading.
Tom asked Mary to see about getting front row seats at the Lady Gaga concert.
Didn't you know that he passed away about two years ago?
How far is it from here to your school? "It's about ten minute's walk."
Sooner or later, every parent has to have a talk with their children about the birds and the bees.
I asked many people about the store, but no one had heard of it.
Complaining about something is one way to adapt yourself to a new environment.
Even when she thought about something else, ideas of death returned to her mind.
He wasn't about to pass up that once-in-a-lifetime chance.
Prime numbers are like life; they are completely logical, but impossible to find the rules for, even if you spend all your time thinking about it.
We argued with each other about the best place for a holiday.
A mysterious legend has been handed down about this lake.
Sorry, but it all came about so suddenly that I haven't got a handle on the situation yet.

English word "etwa"(about) occurs in sets:

Ziel-Lektion 3-Adjektiv2
Ziel-Lektion 3-Adjektiv

2. approximately approximately


A person's heart is approximately the same size as their fist.
The Narita Express will take you directly to Tokyo Station in approximately 90 minutes.
We are approximately here
Fossilied corals and shellfish are evidence of a flooding of this area during the Cretaceous period approximately 130 million years ago.
The speech lasted approximately one hour. / Your body consists approximately 73.2 % water. / How tall was this individual, approximately?
He eats approximately 35000 biscuits yearly.
The power delivered by a one square metre solar panel is approximately one watt. Therefore it is currently difficult to harvest solar energy on a grand scale.
Chemical products account for approximately two-thirds of our exports.
The figure indicates approximately two thirds of the freshmen are indifferent to politics.
The number pi is approximately equal to 3.14 or 22/7. Its symbol is "π".
The major circulating metabolite is irbesartan glucuronide (approximately 6 %).
It’s approximately fifty miles from here.
How far is it approximately?
This brings the total number of unemployed to approximately 1,490,000.
Quickly stop the flow of milk, leave to stand for approximately 30 minutes for the milk to solidify.

English word "etwa"(approximately) occurs in sets:

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