seem definição, seem significado | dicionário de inglês definição

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      vb   may take an infinitive  
1    copula   to appear to the mind or eye; look  
this seems nice, the car seems to be running well     
2    to give the impression of existing; appear to be  
there seems no need for all this nonsense     
3    used to diminish the force of a following infinitive to be polite, more noncommittal, etc.  
I can't seem to get through to you     
     (C12: perhaps from Old Norse soma to beseem, from s<oe>mr befitting; related to Old English seman to reconcile; see same)  
  seemer      n  
See at like  
Dicionário de inglês definição  


appear, assume, give the impression, have the or every appearance of, look, look as if, look like, look to be, pretend, sound like, strike one as being  

Dicionário de inglês sinônimos  

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see, seemer, seemly, semé

Dicionário Colaborativo     Inglês Definição
when sth sounds too good to be true and not as good as it seems to be and you suspect that there is a hidden problem
Something that seems bad at first, like a fail or a misfortune, but later unexpectedly results in something good and beneficial
As for me I could say that was a double unbelievable blessing in disguise; firstly, the plane I missed crashed into the sea a few hours later and secondly, I met my future wife on the next flight!
expression used for warning that, although something seems to be over, settled, new events that could change the situation may occur
syn.: "it ain't over till it's over"
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