12 / 01 / 2010

LIKE-1: meaning and examples

Good morning again.

For the rest of the week, we are going to look at some expressions with and uses of the word like. In English, the verb like with the meaning "to find something pleasant or attractive (gustar) is actually not as common as other uses as an adverb, adjective or preposition. Today we look at some examples of like as a preposition. I hope you like today's lesson. ;-)

Meaning 1: similar to somebody or something.

Example 1:
She's wearing a dress like mine.

Meaning 2: used to ask somebody's opinion about something.

Example 2:
What was it like studying English in London?

Meaning 3: in the same way as somebody or something.

Example 3:
The English students were tired of being treated like children.

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