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    "like," in the first of the sentence

    well, i can't really manage to understand what's the meaning of this sentence
    "like, why is she even in this university?"
    what the meaning of like at the very first

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    Re: "like," in the first of the sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by killua View Post
    well, i can't really manage to understand what's the meaning of this sentence
    "like, why is she even in this university?"
    what the meaning of like at the very first
    It has no meaning. It is a filler word that just takes up space in the conversation.

    Like I was walking down the street and she like said hello, and then I like said hi....

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    Re: "like," in the first of the sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by killua View Post
    Well, I can't really manage to understand what's the meaning of this sentence:

    "Like, why is she even in this university?"

    What is the meaning of "like" at the very beginning?
    Welcome to the forums, killua.

    'Like' at the beginning of a sentence has no meaning, just as 'Well' is redundant at the beginning of your post.

    Please see my amendments above in red. Always remember:

    - Start every sentence with a capital letter.
    - Capitalise the word "I" (first person pronoun).
    - End every sentence with the appropriate punctuation mark (full stop, question mark, exclamation mark).
    (Emsr2d2)

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    Re: "like," in the first of the sentence

    You might enjoy the wonderful Stephen Fry's opinion on this use of the word "like" by watching this YouTube clip from 1:35 to 2:39.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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