On the list of world problems, the difficulties of Paris taxi riders may seem to rank low.
Just a few pages apart, the editors published two articles that seem to be pointing in opposite directions.
However, such screw-ups are often more complicated than they seem.
Indeed, you seem to relish the role of antagonist—to traditional media, to basketball referees.
Top-ranking U.S. officials, the ones who are driving policy, seem divided in their views about Egypt.
Phil could not seem to hurt them; he merely knocked them away.
"He will look for me, and seem bewildered, as if something were lost," replied Philothea.
Somehow it does not seem that we are getting on as we have been led to expect.
She did not seem frightened, and ate readily the damper and sugar given her.
"No wonder you seem so much like one of us," remarked Marjorie.
c.1200, "to appear to be;" c.1300, "to be fitting, be appropriate, be suitable," though the more recent sense in English is the etymological one; from Old Norse soema "to honor; to put up with; to conform to (the world, etc.)," verb derived from adjective soemr "fitting," from Proto-Germanic *somi- (cf. Old English som "agreement, reconciliation," seman "to conciliate," source of Middle English semen "to settle a dispute," literally "to make one;" Old Danish some "to be proper or seemly"), from PIE *som-i-, from root *sem- "one, as one" (see same). Related: Seemed; seeming.