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    just like....

    please help me which one is correct

    she had an arguement with her husband, just like we had
    just like we did
    just like us

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    Re: just like....

    Hi brend10

    This is a like vs as question, and the examples sound perfectly fine to my North American ears, because, and as you may already know, speakers often interchange as and like. However, from a strictly structural point of view, the rule is like + (pronoun) and as + subject & verb. For example,

    Just like us, she had an argument with her husband.
    Just as we did, she had an ...
    Just as we had, she had an...


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