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    as of old

    Hi

    When someone says that something worked, just as of old, it means that it worked like it worked in the past?

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    Re: as of old

    Yes. In the past.

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    Re: as of old

    Are there any other examples?

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    Re: as of old

    Could any one please tell me if "as" here has the meaning like "because" or "when"?
    If so, can we use "when of old" or "because of old" instead?
    Thank you so much!

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    Re: as of old

    It means "as (in the days) of old." No, don't substitute.

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