American English

Definition of like conjunction from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1in the same way as No one sings the blues like she did. It didn't turn out like I intended. Like I said (= as I said before), you're always welcome to stay.
  2. 2as if She acts like she owns the place. You will find more information about this use of like at the entries for the verbs act, behave, feel, look, and sound and in the note at as.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: like