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    Meaning of AS

    The first person to try to scratch out a garden most assuredly heard derisive laughter as the mighty hunters headed off in pursuit of meat.

    "As" meaning because, or "as" meaning when? Thanks.

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    Re: Meaning of AS

    A good question.

    Here you go:

    as (conjunction)

    If something happens as something else happens, it happens at the same time.


    Another policeman has been injured as fighting continued this morning...
    All the jury's eyes were on him as he continued...
    The play started as I got there.

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