Posted by Benjamin yang on April 15, 2004
In Reply to: Re: In so far as posted by Bookworm on April 15, 2004
thanks. I am now fully aware of this phrase.
: : I am a foreign English learner, and I cannot quite understanding the meaning of the following sentence,
: : especially the phrase in bracket, can any one help me, thanks.
: : Text:
: : Just as much as any other historian, an archaeologist studies and tries to reconstitute the process that has created the human world in which we live - and us ourselves (in so far as) we are each creatures of our age and social environment.
: Merriam-Webster Online:
: Main Entry: insofar as
: Function: conjunction
: : to the extent or degree that