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Como usar a palavra "like" (inglês/português)

Para alunos com dificuldade no uso da palavra "like" segue uma comparação em inglês e português para tirar as dúvidas:

Uso do "like"

1)  Como verbo: “gostar”:
·        I like coffee but I don´t like tea. (Eu gosto de café mas não gosto de chá.)
·        What do you like? I like chocolate ice cream.( Do que você gosta? Eu gosto de sorvete de chocolate.)
·        What would you like to drink? (O que você gostaria de beber?)

2)  No sentido de parecer com, aparentar

·        What does your mother look like? (Como aparenta a sua mãe?)
·        She looks like me. ( Ela parece comigo.)

3)  No sentido de “assim” ou “como”
·        You can´t sit like this. (Você não pode se sentar assim.)
·        He flew like an airplane. ( Ele voou como um avião.)

4)  No sentido de “igual a”

·        This jacket is just like your jacket. (Esta jaqueta é igual à sua jaqueta.)
·        I have a dog just like your dog. (Eu tenho um cachorro igual ao seu cachorro.)
Veja a diferença:
·        I have a dog that looks like your dog. (Eu tenho um cachorro que parece com o seu cachorro.)
·        I have a dog just like you. (Eu tenho um cachorro assim como você (tem).)
·        I have a dog just like your dog. (Eu tenho um cachorro igual ao seu cachorro.)
·        What does your dog look like? (Como aparenta ao seu cachorro?)



                                                                                                     


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