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    Wink Like x As

    Merry Christmas!!!

    Please, I need your help with the words "like" and "as".

    I'm going to write the explanation I've already known and then you check if I'm right or wrong.

    1. Like - Used when we are comparing. Ex. "You swim like a fish."
    Used when you are giving examples: "It's a comfortable room, like the old one."

    2. As - Used with the expressions: as always / as usual
    and use when we have the structure: subject + verb: Ex: As I always say, As I know, As I did.

    Are they right?

    I've already heard: "like I said". Why?

    Thanks.

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    Default Re: Like x As

    Your explanation is absolutely correct (though it may not be complete).

    "Like I said" etc. is heavyly used in informal conversation.

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    heavily

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    burdensomely.

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    Sorry, heavily, of course.

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