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Difference between ‘like’ and ‘as’

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Himanshu Das
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sir in question 47 except option 2 all have common symbol ( dots, lines for plus)...can option 2 be the answer?
Abhishek Pandey
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Amit dwivedi
7 months ago
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  1. Collection: Advanced Grammar Lesson 4- Comparison -4


  2. About Me . B. . from BITS Pilani Business Advisor, Dell Follow me on Unacademy: https://unacademy.in/user/HimanshuDas


  3. LIKE LIKE: To show similarity e Must be followed by a Noun/ Pronoun e


  4. LIKE EXAMPLES Abhishek, like his father Amitabh, became an actor. . He took care of his aunt like her son. e Like a fool, I wasted my time waiting for your call e His voice mesmerized the audience, like that of a playback singer. e Harry looked like his father, except for his eye. He had his mother's eyes


  5. LIKE EXAMPLES e He took care of his aunt like her son does He's suffering from multiple ailments like kidney failure, heart blockage, etc. I want an analyst like Mark.


  6. AS .AS: Means "the same" when used for comparison It can also be used to define a role, furnish reasoning, show simultaneous actions. e Followed up a clause or prepositional phrase


  7. AS EXAMPLES He took care of his aunt as her son does. As a fool does, I wasted my time waiting for your call As in the past, the same slogans were raised by Anna Hazare this time. e He's suffering from multiple ailments such as kidney failure, heart blockage, etc. e As he wanted to lose weight, he visited a nutritionist. e He met me posing as a scientist.


  8. LIKE VS AS LIKE: To show similarity e Must be followed by a Noun/ Pronoun AS: Means "the same" when used for comparison . Followed up by a clause or prepositional phrase


  9. EXAMPLE . He took care of his aunt like her son. e He took care of his aunt as her son does Like a fool, I wasted my time waiting for your call. * As a fool does, I wasted my time waiting for your call