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    Smile the word "like" and "doppleganger"

    Hi guys, I'm wondering if the word "like" can be used as a noun to describe someone who has a lot in common with you.

    e.g.: Rosel is quite my like./ Rosel is a like of me.

    I remember from an article there is a sentence which reads: Hard as he tries, he still can't find even its like.

    Also, does the word doppleganger(I'm aware of its German origin) necessarily own a negative color when used? I know in some certain context it usually refers to an EVIL twin of a person. So I guess it's not entirely same as the word: soul-mate or spitting image?

    Thanks in advance for your kind replies.

    Sarah,
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    Hi alphaprincess

    Ex: Rosel is quite my like.
    Ex: Rosel is a like of me.
    Ex: Hard as he tries, he still can't find even its like.
    –noun
    22. a similar or comparable person or thing, or like persons or things; counterpart, match, or equal (usually prec. by a possessive adjective or the): No one has seen his like in a long time. Like attracts like.

    23. kind; sort; type; ilk (usually prec. by a possessive adjective): I despise moochers and their like.

    24. the like, something of a similar nature: They grow oranges, lemons, and the like.
    See doppelganger definition | Dictionary.com and Doppelgänger - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    Default Re: the word "like" and "doppleganger"

    thanks a million! Your timely help was hugely appreciated.

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    You're most welcome.

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    Default Re: the word "like" and "doppleganger"

    You may be also thinking of the word "likeness".

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