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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #90151: Uses of LIKE
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    Uses of LIKE




     'like'



     V
     e
     r
     b
     
     like + noun

     Mum likes tea. Dad doesn't like horror films.  
     Do you like this colour?     Jill really likes her friend Sue.

     like + gerund
              I like running.      I don't like ironing.
     
              Betty likes cooking / Betty likes to cook
     like + infinitive     
       I like my children to be polite towards teachers. 
     would like    conditional

     What would you like to drink?
       I would like an orange juice, please. / I'd like an orange juice

     

     Do you like champagne? Would you like some champagne?                Cheers!


     P
     r
     e
     p
     o
     s
     i
     t
     i
     o
     n

    Lucy has got blue eyes like her father. 
    A magpie can't sing like a nightingale.  


     You should go to bed early, like me.
     You should go to bed early as I do     (NOT ' like I do ')


     to be like      What is the weather like today?
                          
    What is John like?    He has black hair and he is a nice guy.
                       

     to look like            Phoebe looks like her sister.
                                                    
     What does John look like? He has black hair and he wears glasses.
                                                     

     I love acid fruit like lemon, grapefruit and red currant.

     to feel like         to feel like + gérondif
      Your jacket is nice, it feels like leather.
      Do you feel like going out tonight?  
     to sound like
        Fanny sounds like her mother on the phone. 
     to taste like
        This fish tastes like salmon. 


     

     When you go hang-gliding you truly feel like a bird.

     


     N
     o
     u
    n

      likes (pl.)
                           My sister and I have the same likes.
      like (sing.) 
                             Mozart was a prodigious composer, we will never see his like again.
                           
     
     and the like
                      I never listen to punk music, metal, techno and the like.  
                  
     to compare like with like

      
     Have you ever heard the like?
     

     A
     d
     j
     e
     c
     t
     i
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     in like manner
                       'of like mind'

                       I am glad to see that my father and my husband are of like mind.
     
                       Your son's portrait is very lifelike. Who painted it?
                       
     S
     u
     f
     f
     i
     x
     
     -like/suffix

     
           
          shell-like
          catlike                                   godlike                                                   ladylike  
          childlike                 homelike)             warlike  

     Mum! Teddy suffers from flu-like symptoms.

     

     

     idioms:

               to drink like a fish    
               to lie like a thief        
               to eat like a horse     
               to feel like a million   

    Like father, like son.






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    Compléter avec le mot qui convient
    Complete with the right word.
    - Look at that strange flying object!  I have never seen the likes  of it!
     Angela is a very good singer, she sings like  Madonna.
     The weather is fine, would you like  to go for a walk? 
    ' What is it like  to be a bat?' is a famous article written by the american philosopher Thomas Nagel              
    Here are some of my likes  and dislikes.    I like: swimming in the sea        I don't like: alcohol
                                                                              .......................listening to music                          the sound of rain
                 
     I don't like  people who are rude and selfish.


     What do chayotes  ? A bit like potatoes.
       Chayotes
     I have a strong headache, I  staying in bed all day. 
    What language does this man speak?  It  Portuguese.
     What does your son  ? Exactly like his father.
     Just now, I don't  having a cold drink. I'd like a hot one please.


     I'll have pork with apple sauce you, I love pork with apple sauce they do in England.        
     Peter, you should behave your sister does. Stop acting a fool!
     I have never seen Chicago. this town like New York?                                      
     I'll make some chocolate brownies. you like them?      
     What your cousin David like doing?








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