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Re: Play the *junctions-game!

From:Carsten Becker <carbeck@...>
Date:Sunday, March 26, 2006, 12:51
From: "Roger Mills" <rfmilly@...>
Sent: Thursday, March 23, 2006 7:01 PM

> This construction seems unique to Engl.; I can't think of > an equiv. in > Spanish (maybe en cuanto a...?), certainly not in > Indonesian :-(. Any > oddities in other L1's?
German has "insofern als" (cognate to English 'insofar as'), so at least another West Germanic language does the same :) My German-French dictionary gives only "dans la mesure où" and simply "si" depending on the context. Carsten