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    Should I say "The sky looks as evening" or "The sky looks like evening"?

    Should I say "The sky looks as evening" or "The sky looks like evening" ?
    What is the difference between "as" and "like" ?
    Thanks.

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    Re: Should I say "The sky looks as evening" or "The sky looks like evening"?

    Quote Originally Posted by trueheart_205 View Post
    Should I say "The sky looks as evening" or "The sky looks like evening" ?
    What is the difference between "as" and "like" ?
    Thanks.
    No real difference - neither is appropriate.

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    Re: Should I say "The sky looks as evening" or "The sky looks like evening"?

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    No real difference - neither is appropriate.
    Hello.
    I do understand the message those sentences convey.
    How would you describe it?
    Could it be something like :
    'Look at the sky. It is showing(shows?) it is evening.'
    Not quite?

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    Re: Should I say "The sky looks as evening" or "The sky looks like evening"?

    Yes, it is like the context you gave. I think "as" and "like" have different function although they seem to be the same.

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    Re: Should I say "The sky looks as evening" or "The sky looks like evening"?

    Look at the sky. It looks like it does in the evening.
    Look at the sky. It looks like evening.
    Look at the sky. It looks like an evening sky.
    The sky looks like it does in the evening.

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