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Thread: as vs like


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    as vs like

    please can somebody explain the rule
    my daughter asked i was unable please help
    many thanks in advance

    robert

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    Re: as vs like

    Quote Originally Posted by roro6702 View Post
    please can somebody explain the rule
    my daughter asked i was unable please help
    many thanks in advance

    robert
    "Like" is used for similarities, i.e He works like a slave.
    "as" is used for what smb. really is, i.e he works as a teacher.

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