sound as if

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sound as if

 and Sound like
to seem, from what has been said, as if something were so. (sound like is colloquial.) It sounds as if you had a good vacation. You sound like you are angry.
See also: if, sound
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Hill's narration makes the novel, told by Gus, sound like a radio play.
Few match Trooper's ability to tweak cliched expressions of love and loss into refreshing new insights, and his gruff yet somehow precise voice still makes it sound like he means every word.
It doesn't sound like you werebeing discriminated on any of the grounds of discrimination (i.
And this does not just mean eliminating as much of it as possible, for example, a sports car must sound like as sports car.
Fewer brands, more liking" may sound like too simple a principle.
One minute you sound like a squeaky little girl, and the next, you sound like an old man," one tester said.
If you have to worry about doing things differently, if it doesn't sound like it's your own the first time you sing it, chances are it's not right for you.
Having Steve Albini produce almost seems instinctual for a band with a sound like yours.
Do the electronic thing but have it be more classically structured; more melodically referential to great people like Dylan and the Beatles - even though it doesn't sound like that.
Doesn't sound like a likely match (frosting and cinnamon with popcorn), but the concept may have been driven by data showing that sweet popcorn is the fasting-growing segment of the microwave popcorn category, up 66 percent in the past year.
That may sound like lip service, but I believe that.
Boston's 'shanders take romance hard - before, during and especially after the glass is drained - and if they weren't so jaggedly poetic, they'd sound like stalkers.
For variety, there's the bluegrass puritanism of ``The Temptress' Smile,'' a little cautionary fratricide (``Coldwater, Tennessee''), and ``If That's Country,'' a raucous indictment of corporate Nashville that makes ``Murder on Music Row'' sound like part of the problem by comparison.
You don't realize it's unique until someone says it doesn't really sound like anything else.