Like in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Like

(sometimes as the likes of) Someone similar to a given person, or something similar to a given object; a comparative; a type; a sort. | (golf) The stroke that equalizes the number of strokes played by the opposing player or side. | (informal) For example, such as: to introduce an example or list of examples.

Short Example Sentences for Like

  • 1. Down in the luck like myself. 🔊
  • 2. Mountain sickness is like measles. 🔊
  • 3. We spent the evening like in the old days. 🔊
  • 4. She looks like a different girl, too. 🔊
  • 5. Even so, we felt rather like prisoners. 🔊
  • 6. Which do I like the better? 🔊
  • 7. He thought like I did. 🔊
  • 8. I was as white as a ghost, and I trembled like a leaf. 🔊
  • 9. I hate to go about with Rosamond, looking like her maid. 🔊
  • 10. It seems like a week since I heard a human voice. 🔊
  • 11. Bruce received them with something like contrition in his cheerful face. 🔊
  • 12. She was the owner of this beautiful park; it seemed like a fairy tale. 🔊
  • 13. Thereafter, like the man in the sycamore tree, we made haste to come down. 🔊
  • 14. Remember, Mr. Price is your cousin; you may like him very much. 🔊
  • 15. Miss Warner wasn't a scrap like Mr. Bingham. 🔊

How to use Like in Sentences?

  • 1. She would like to have this bookcase, and might she not take the wardrobe from her own room? 🔊
  • 2. She asked him when he would like to be called, and put the candlestick on the chair. 🔊
  • 3. I expected at any time to see one or other of them lying down gasping like a freshly caught fish. 🔊
  • 4. Miss Pat is worth looking at any time and folks like to see a real happy person once in a while. 🔊
  • 5. And walking together, they seemed like an Italian greyhound and a tall, shaggy setter. 🔊
  • 6. A few good shells in those monasteries would have set the monks buzzing in consternation like swarming bees disturbed. 🔊
  • 7. Let this be blown away, and the darkness which seems to overhang the moral government of the world will disappear like the mists of the morning. 🔊
  • 8. She was sometimes like a hypnotised spectator watching with foolish, involuntary curiosity the actions of one whom she had been bidden to watch. 🔊
  • 9. The fate of those in the second category is more pathetic; they gradually wither and die away like flowers planted in a thin soil. 🔊
  • 10. White billows of fog beat upon the mountain tops like a silent sea, and blot out the landscape with an impenetrable veil. 🔊
  • 11. Opalescent berries resemble heaps of pearls, and the lemon stalks of marine sedge gleam like wedges of gold in the crystalline depths. 🔊
  • 12. Some sounds of liquid melody found their way out through the heavy doors, and helped to make the tedious half hour pass like magic. 🔊
  • 13. She's taken Hiram in hand already, and he is beginning to seem like other people. 🔊
  • 14. When off duty, they would be for ever skipping about like mountain goats, skylarking, and pulling one another about. 🔊
  • 15. A dense thicket of frangipanni scents the air with the symbolic blossoms, shining like stars from grey-green boughs of sharp-cut leaves. 🔊
  • 16. His head seemed like splitting, and his monetary difficulty, united with his literary difficulties, produced a momentary insanity. 🔊
  • 17. They would take these off to sell to you and haggle, like the veritable Eastern traders that they were, with you for the price. 🔊
  • 18. But we submit it to the candid reader, if he be not more like the prince of predestination, than the great God of heaven and earth? 🔊
  • 19. Julia looked a moment anxiously at this fragile girl, whose tiny head was poised on a long, delicate neck like a fruit on its stem. 🔊
  • 20. Her face was flushed and miserable looking, but she was allowing Constance to arrange her pillows with something like gratitude in her long eyes. 🔊