It doesn't look exactly like it did before.

lagoo

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Hello,

(1)It doesn't look exactly like it did before.
(2)You look like your mother.

In sentence (1), can I delete “did” after “it”?
In sentence (2), can I add “does” after “mother”?
 

emsr2d2

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No, you can't remove "did" after "it".
Yes, you could add "does" after "mother" but it's unnecessary.
 
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