used for saying that something appears to exist or be true it seems to do something:
It seems to rain all the time here.
it seems to someone (that):
It seems to me this is his most important novel.
it seems as if/though:
It seems as if everybody else knew except me.
so it seems (=it appears that this is true):
‘He’s not coming with us, then?’ ‘So it seems.’
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