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Uses of LIKE
| 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
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.
| 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?|
| 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?|
catlike godlike ladylike
childlike homelike) warlike
Mum! Teddy suffers from flu-like symptoms.
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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