"as though"

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jctgf

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I have seen some teachers using this expression here and I wonder if this means the same as "as if", please.
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I have seen some teachers using this expression here and I wonder if this means the same as "as if", please.
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I'm not a teacher, but I would say that they often are more or less interchangeable. "She ran as though chased by a dragon" would mean excatly the same as ""She ran as if chased by a dragon". At least in everyday use, they are synonymous.
 

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I have seen some teachers using this expression here and I wonder if this means the same as "as if", please.
thanks.

I hear "as if" more frequently than "as though".
 
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