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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.
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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