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    could u tell me the defferance bettween as to and as for.

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    As to and as for are "place markers". They don't really have meaning in themselves.

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    Hi everybody!
    As I understood from here
    http://www.bartleby.com/61/28/A0482800.html
    http://www.bartleby.com/61/68/A0456800.html
    As for =as to, but the second one has one more synonym in according to. Would you please give me some examples of using these prepositions? Thanks in advance.

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    Some sample sentences using as to.

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    "I am convinced as to the wisdom and the urgency of creating the conditions under which that and related work can be carried out...."

    "As to the fire-maidens, James Starr began to think D Artagnan was not fastidious in that respect."

    "The conclusions as to precipitation were also similar."

    "But Mr. Tengo-Jabavu lived to rue his action in this direction as to be absolutely blank."

    "In response to his question as to why we attached such importance to a relatively small island, I outlined the history of U.S.-Cuban relations and drew a parallel to the situation in 1898, the presence of Spanish misrule, and the U.S. public agitation that abetted the outbreak of war."

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    Some sample sentences using as for.

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    "Because of the large number of English teachers, we have been able to offer programs for individual school systems as well as for teachers gathered from across the state."

    "As for his clothing, for his traveling expenses, for his books, for all the Jews do of the Arian heresy, which I hold here upon my back I'll lie And look my fill into the sky."

    "As for the Oral Interview, candidates are encouraged to use English regularly as the best way to prepare for the exam."

    "CDC has issued interim infection control recommendations for health-care settings as well as for the management of exposures to SARS in health-care and other institutional settings."

    "We provide a selection of programs for both short-term visitors to Canada, as well as for students intending to spend more time abroad."

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    Some sample sentences using according to.

    "Search engines are becoming hugely important to the online and offline lives of many net users, according to a survey released this week."

    "More than 80% of all US net users have consulted a search engine, and 29% of people turn to search engines every day to find information online, according to figures from the Pew Internet project survey."

    "According to Wolfram, only his 1982 discovery brought the matter to wide attention and led others to take it up."

    "The Gospel according to Neo Theologians and pop-culture experts see 'The Matrix' as a phenomenon shaping public opinion about religion."

    "The chief problem faced by humanity, according to Buddhist thought, is not sin or evil: it's ignorance of the true reality."

    "The name of this traitor who excels at Matrix code means, according to Webster's Dictionary: Zero...a person or thing of no importance or identity...a system of secret writing based on a key."

    The last two are from: http://www.csmonitor.com/2003/0509/p16s01-almo.html

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