[General] what's the meaning of " we like each other "?

vahid1993

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i'm confused with this sentence " we like each other "!
does it mean " we love each other" or " we are the same "?
 

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I'm confused with this sentence. "We like each other"!
Does it mean, "we love each other" or "we are the same"?
The former is implied, not the latter.
I think you may be thinking of "we are like each other." That talks about similarity, not affection.
 

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"We like each other" simply means "I like you and you like me". Do you understand what the verb "to like" means in, for example, "I like chocolate"?
 

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We like each other. [This means, e.g., we are friends. Here, "like" is a verb.]

We are/look like each other.
[This means we are/look similar to each other. Here, "like" is a preposition.]
 

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We are/look like each other. [This means we are/look similar to each other. Here, "like" is a preposition.]

You could also use we are alike for this meaning.
 
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