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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #54329: As / like
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    As / like


    Comparing:  "like" or "as"




                            ""like" (preposition). + a noun/pronoun
    Sonia looks like her sister.   
    My daughter has blond hair, like me.  

           
    Tom is a good cook, like his father. 
                                                                      


    A magpie can't sing like that bird. 

      









                                   "as" (conjunction). + subordinate clause
    In Australia they drive on the left, as they do in England.

        Bob wants to become a lawyer, as his father is.  




    SUMMARY


    Sonia behaves like Suzan. (with a noun)

    Sonia behaves as Suzan does. (with a clause)



                                   




            AS:   other uses


                        "as" (conjunction) = "when" (+ subordinate clause) 

      I saw Betty as she was waiting for the bus.


     

                                "as" (conjunction) :  with a reason/a cause

       As I've missed the bus, I'll go by car.



                    "as" (préposition) : acting as

     He acts as a judge. 

    Compare with: He acts like a judge. 




    Choose the right word.



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    1.
    Your cousin is unwise, I don't want you to drive him.

    2.
    Why don't you go there by tube I do?

    3.
    The robber jumped out of the window a squirrel out of a tree.

    4.
    Napoleon once said, attack is the best method of defence.

    5.
    I am your friend, and a friend, I advise you to be careful.

    6.
    I saw the children they were getting on the bus.

    7.
    Tintin speaks Chinese his friend Tchang.

    8.
    There aren't many friends you.

    9.
    Freddie runs a hare does.

    10.
    Are you afraid of storms, me?









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