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like

preposition
 
 
/laɪk/
SIMILAR A2 similar to or in the same way as someone or something
benzer, gibi
They were acting like children. He looks like his father. It sounded like Harry.Similar and the sameDescribing people with the same qualitiesTypifying, illustrating and exemplifyingMeaning and significance
What is sb/sth like? A2 something you say when you want someone to describe someone or something
Neye benziyor?', 'Nasıl bir şey?', 'Nasıl biri?'
I haven't met him - what's he like? So what's your new dress like?Describing and telling stories
What are you like? UK informal used when someone has said or done something silly
Ne yapmaya çalışıyorsun?', 'Yaptığını beğeniyor musun?', 'İyi misin?'
You've bought another jacket? What are you like?Question words and expressions
TYPICAL B2 If behaviour is like someone, it is typical of the way that they behave.
tam ona göre, tam ondan beklendiği gibi
It's just like Anita to miss her train. It's not like Tim to be late.Typifying, illustrating and exemplifyingMeaning and significance
FOR EXAMPLE B1 for example
meselâ, örneğin; gibi
She looks best in bright colours, like red and pink.Typifying, illustrating and exemplifyingMeaning and significanceSamples and examples
(Definition of like preposition from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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