Help me can you tell me where to use" as" and where to use" like"? Thanx!
as and like
to talk about job or function (I worked as a shop assistant. He used his shoe as a hammer.)
‘as adjective as’ (He’s not as tall as his brother. She ran as fast as she could.)
as a "and" between two sentences (He went to Cambridge University, as his father had before him. She’s a talented writer, as most of her family are.)
You look as if you’ve seen a ghost.
You talk as though we’re never going to see each other again.
"as you know"
"as you suggested"
"as we agreed"
"as mine." /yours/his/hers/ours/theirs.
- followed by a noun or a pronoun.
I’ve been working like a dog all afternoon.
None of my brothers are much like me.
She looks just like her mother.
between two clauses with a subject and a verb.
It looks like it’s going to rain.