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  1. FW
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    Which is correct:

    1-They were dancing as in the Fifties.
    2-They were dancing like in the Fifties.
    3-They were dancing Fifties style.


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    Re: as/like

    Quote Originally Posted by FW
    Which is correct:

    1-They were dancing as in the Fifties.
    2-They were dancing like in the Fifties.
    3-They were dancing Fifties style.
    I think they're all okay, but some are better than others. In this order: 3, then 1, then 2.

    Iain

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    They are all okay, I suppose, but I would prefer something like: "They were dancing like they did in the fifties." Or: "They were dancing like people used to in the fifties."

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