impress as

impress someone as something

to be memorable to someone as a particular type of person. She didn't impress me as a particularly wise individual. Liz impressed us all as a skilled artisan.
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References in classic literature ?
His countenance was therefore fully displayed, and its expression was calculated to impress a degree of awe, if not of fear, upon strangers.
As a Board, we believe this proposal represents very good value for our shareholders, particularly in light of the significant new Cooper Basin funding requirements that lie ahead for Impress as a standalone company," said Mr Smith.
The advantages of having dedicated in-house capabilities to serve China and Taiwan, which are critical markets in the high-tech sector, were a top priority for Impress as we continue to grow the agency internationally.
We are thrilled to have Impress as a funding, development and resale partner," said Pam Miller, President and CEO of Rocket Network.
Kearney/EDS, was recruited to bring significant management strength to IMPRESS as it continues to gain global market momentum.