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    #1

    such a flower like this

    Hello.

    Today one of my colleagues asked me if 'I've never seen such a beautiful flower like this' is possible. I said no - it should be either 'I've never seen such a beautiful flower as this' or 'I've never seen a flower like this'.

    Am I correct? (I've never read/heard a mixture of 'such' and 'like' used in that way.)

    Thank you.

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    Re: such a flower like this

    You are correct.

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    #3

    Re: such a flower like this

    Or:

    I've never seen a flower as beautiful as this.


    --lotus

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    #4

    Re: such a flower like this

    Thank you, everybody.

    I should have written 'I've never seen a beautiful flower like this'. It's correct, isn't it? (I forgot to put 'beautiful' there in my earlier post.)

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    #5

    Re: such a flower like this

    Hello, everyone,

    I think "like" is abused so much nowadays... They tend to use it everywhere.

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