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    Smile what is "As"?

    Very often, when a society adopts a new food without the food culture surrounding it, as happened when corn first came to Europe, Africa, and Asia, people get sick.

    In above sentences, what is "as" in the grammartical term?

    Thanks in advance~


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    Re: what is "As"?

    Quote Originally Posted by dustp777 View Post
    Very often, when a society adopts a new food without the food culture surrounding it, as happened when corn first came to Europe, Africa, and Asia, people get sick.

    In above sentences, what is "as" in the grammartical term?

    Thanks in advance~
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