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 Meanings and Examples of LIKE
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like
 a.  resembling or similar, having the same or some of the same characteristics
 v.  enjoy or approve of something or someone
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  It seemed to her like a fascinating sort of play.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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2  "That's like him," snapped Ben Weatherstaff.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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3  I like you, and you make the fifth person.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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4  "I like them round," said Mary.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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5  Her garden was her nest and she was like a missel thrush.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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6  'I've heard something like it,' said Alice.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
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7  Because I am like this always, ill and having to lie down.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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8  He seemed to like the sound of Mary's voice.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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9  "I did not know birds could be like that," he said.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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10  Sometimes I don't like to see her looking at me.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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11  "I should like that perhaps," he said drowsily.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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12  Mr. Craven went off his head like when he was born.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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13  It was because Mrs. Craven died like I told you.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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14  Colin looked rather like a picture himself.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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15  She didn't like the way he had of talking about dying.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  The stars are not afraid to appear like fireflies.
17  To argue with him is like beating the air.
18  Music is not like most other art forms.
19  Lastly, I would like to ask about your future plans.
20  Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.
21  Children like to be the centre of attention.
22  We would like to call your attention to.
23  Be it ever so humble, there is no place like home.
24  Promises are like piecrust, made to be broken.
25  God's plan is like a movie.
26  I'd like to book a table for tonight.
27  All plants like to grow up toward the sunlight.
28  Someday I'd like to travel abroad.
29  We are going to treat you like a king today.
30  My parents still treat me like a child.