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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #95707: Like / As / Unlike / Such as
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    Like / As / Unlike / Such as


    - it is followed by a noun or a pronoun

    - it is used to compare things

    - it means ' similar to '

    She is like her mother.

    You speak like a native speaker.

    Ann looks like a princess.


    - it is used to refer to something or someone's appearance or function

    Before she became a waitress she worked as a cleaning lady.

    - in the same way

    I always drink strong black coffee as they do in my country.

    - to refer to the degree of something

    Your son will soon be as tall as his father.

    - as  a conjunction ( to connect two clauses )

    As they were leaving, Mary called.

    Like and As

    - they can both be used to show how things are similar

    He runs like a panther.

    He runs as a panther does.


    - not alike, dissimilar, not equal

    For twins, the girls are very unlike.

    I am unlike my sister in many ways.

    - not typical or characteristic for someone or something

    It is unlike her to be late.

    - when using to contrast somebody or something with another person or thing

    Unlike the old generation of computers, the next generation of computers will be more efficient.

    Such as

    - to introduce an example or series of examples

    - it means ' for example ', ' of a kind '

    Animals such as elephants and lions...

    Such as and Like

    - they can both be used to introduce examples

    - in formal academic writing ' such as ' is better than ' like '

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    1. This singer sings an angel. I listen to her records every day.

    2. My grandfather worked a diplomat in England in 1940.

    3. I have been to many countries Kenya, Sudan and Benin.

    4. I'll visit many tropical countries India, Togo and Benin.

    5. She was the most beautiful girl in the town. Her skin was white as snow.

    6. my brother, I play the guitar. He prefers to play the piano.

    7. Willy behaved an idiot. I was ashamed of his behaviour.

    8. Do your homework your teacher told you.

    9. her brother, she really enjoys reading novels.

    10. The company rated him highly an employee.

    11. He screamed at her, which was most him. We were very surprised.

    12. She is a very pretty and shapely girl. She is quite her mother.

    13. you know, many students at the university have part time jobs.

    14. Where is Lilly? I am worried about her. It's very her to be late.

    15. He should go to swim his brother does. It's very good for one's health.

    16. Many countries in Europe Greece, Italy and Poland have access to the sea.

    17. I tried using less sugar my doctor suggested.

    18. Tom says that his sister looks a rabbit.

    19. At university, Amanda studied law and then she worked a lawyer.

    20. Animals lions and tigers, are among the most ferocious animals.

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