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As you like it…

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So you think you know everything on Like vs As?

Try this.


Which sentence is ok?

  • I’m going to spend the money like there’s no tomorrow.
  • A Mahou tastes good like a beer should.
  • My brother looks like House MD.

Written by ElenaBen

March 10, 2008 at 9:04 am

Posted in Confusable, Paper 3: Use of English

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Lied/laid/lay?: My budgie talks

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My budgie talks, she _________ a square egg…

And you know what she said?…ouch…

Written by ElenaBen

November 29, 2007 at 5:14 pm

Raise or rise?

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I’m underpaid. I want a ________!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

What do you think? (leave your answer here, if you dare…)…(I mean your answer to”raise or rise?”…because I know I’m underpaid, that isn’t the question…-kidding-;) )

Written by ElenaBen

November 28, 2007 at 3:33 pm