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Like Vs As

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arunjithp Junior | Next Rank: 30 Posts Default Avatar
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Like Vs As

Post Mon Jun 25, 2007 3:36 am
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  • Lap #[LAPCOUNT] ([LAPTIME])
    I get confused on whether to use "Like" or "As" which is so common on GMAT>

    Any pointers in this regard...

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    drhomler Master | Next Rank: 500 Posts Default Avatar
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    Post Mon Jun 25, 2007 3:48 am
    Like is used to compare nouns
    As is used to make comparisons between clauses

    Like compares similarities-if you go to the market you will see vegetables like cucumbers and squash.(you will not necessarily see those specific vegetables just ones like them)

    As gives specific examples-if you go to the market you will see vegetables such as cucumbers and squash(those will definitely be there)

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