Seem

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Definition

to seem: to appear, to give the impression, to look like
verb
Uh oh! I seem to be pregnant again! How did that happen?

It seems (that there has been an earthquake): I get the impression, I think, it appears (that there has been an earthquake)
idiom
It seems that Jonathan in Marketing was really a woman named Joanna.
It seems like it's a tumor, but I'm a mechanic, not a doctor.

Examples

  • "Philip : Well, that seems highly improbable, even ridiculous."
  • "You seem to show a definite preoccupation with men and women hugging and kissing."
  • "Susie : Well I did just get back from Kalackistan where it's been snowing for what seems like an eternity."
  • "-Seems. Well this seems to be a waste of my time."
  • "-Seems expensive."
  • "-Seems. Well this seems to be a waste of my time."
  • "Ooh, it seems we have a visitor!"
  • "It seems that the new European president serves two masters: the people of the old continent as well as Delavigne, his employer for the past decade."
  • "And the pièce de résistance seems to be a choice between steak tartare."
  • "I've seen this before in a French horror movie - it seems like the foie gras is making him hallucinate!"

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