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  1. Anonymous
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    grammer

    what's different berween as and like?

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    It's difficult to give a simple answer to that because they have so many uses. However, I would say that 'as' is close to the verb 'to be' and 'like' means 'similar':

    She gave her opinion as a doctor.
    he gave his opinion like a doctor.

    In the first, the woman is a doctor, but in the second, the man only spoke in a way simialr to a doctor, but isn't actually one.

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