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Even as

Posted by R. Berg on May 16, 2008 at 22:17

In Reply to: Even as posted by Pierre Garon on May 16, 2008 at 20:07:

: The expression "even as" is defined as "at the same time as". I saw it used here and there with a sense akin to "in the same way that" ( ex: J.Conrad : "...even as a fish is drawn from the depth" ). Is this use warranted?

Yes, it's correct, although it would sound too formal for everyday use to most speakers. ~rb