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    Which of these sentences is proper?

    "You look a mess."
    "You look like a mess."

    The speaker is referring to a person, not a thing.

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    Re: Which of these sentences is proper?

    Nevermind. Both sentences are proper.
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    Re: Which of these sentences is proper?

    Quote Originally Posted by PlacidRan View Post
    "You look a mess."
    "You look like a mess."

    The speaker is referring to a person, not a thing.
    Both sentences are frequently heard and understood.

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