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    "It's like"

    Quote Originally Posted by shibli.aftab View Post
    It's like I had to make the decision to be who I am.
    It's like I had to make the decision to be who I was.
    Does "It's like" mean "the situation was"?

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    Re: "It's like"

    I am not a teacher.

    Sort of. When it actually means something it is equivalent to "as if".

    "Like" and "it's like" are to me the very epitome of lazy thought and speech.

    More often than not it doesn't have any value whatsoever and could be safely removed without adversely affecting the meaning.

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