- the same way that it would be if
- It could look as if we're trying to hide something.
- She acts as if she hates me.
- It's as if we were in jail or something.
- As if this wasn't bad enough, now you get hurt.
- As if is used in exclamations to say that something is not true.
- "I'm not going to help anymore." "As if you were helping before!"