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    #1

    like the/an

    Hi,

    I have a doubt here regarding an article that comes after 'like' -- for comparison.

    1. She is hardworking like the/an ant.
    2. Piranhas eat meat like the/an shark/sharks.

    Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: like the/an

    Quote Originally Posted by sebayanpendam View Post
    Hi,

    I have a doubt here regarding an article that comes after 'like' -- for comparison.

    1. She is hardworking like the/an ant.
    2. Piranhas eat meat like the/an shark/sharks.

    Thanks.
    Like the ant.
    Like an ant.
    Like ants.
    Like the shark.
    Like a shark.
    Like sharks.
    All of the above are correct, in the right context.

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