Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Seeing"

The meaning of "Seeing" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does Seeing me, he ran away. mean?
A: 나를 보고 , 그는 도망 갔다
Q: What does Seeing as mean?
A: considering... like "considering that/seeing as gasoline costs so much, we probably shouldn't go far"
Q: What does Seeing as how mean?
A: Camille Michaud I agree with. Since or because: Since (or because) things were getting worse, she decided to do something. (Taken from Merriam Webster online.)

Synonyms of "Seeing" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between Seeing him makes me unhappy. and To see him makes me unhappy. ?
A: “seeing him makes me unhappy”, is just a shortened version of “to be seeing him makes me unhappy”.

Using “to” before a verb makes it an infinitive, which means that you don’t have to specify “tomorrow”!

However, you can say “I’ll be unhappy if I see him tomorrow” if you want to be specific.

Use “if” if seeing him is just a possibility, but not confirmed.

Other questions about "Seeing"

Q: Seeing me, he ran away. does this sound natural?
A: from teachers 😊
Q: Seeing them again will be nice. does this sound natural?
A: I would say it sounds pretty natural but it depends on the context. If you are seeing them next week and you say "seeing them again will be nice" then that's okay. But if you meant to say that you'd like to see them again, then "seeing them again would be nice" would sound more natural.
Q: Seeing that she cheated him twice he won't be able to trust her anymore. does this sound natural?
A: (cheated him and cheated on him have slightly different meanings by the way -but it does sound natural)
Q: Seeing you can't come soon enough! does this sound natural?
A: Although I believe your sentence is grammatically correct, the more common expression is "I can't wait to see you"
Q: Seeing you perk me up does this sound natural?
A: Perks me up.

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