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    navi tasan is offline Key Member
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    like jets

    Is this sentence correct:
    1) Flying objects, like jets, were moving across the sky.


    Does it mean:
    a) Flying objects, which were like jets, were moving across the sky.
    or:
    b) Flying objects, such as jets, were moving across the sky.
    or:
    c) Flying objects were moving across the sky like jets.

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    Re: like jets

    First, the sentence is correct. Second, without the commas I choose a. With them (as in your sentence), I choose b.

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    Re: like jets

    If you put like jets at the start, it could mean c).

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