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like

  
[1]  
      adj  
1    prenominal   similar; resembling  
      prep  
2    similar to; similarly to; in the manner of  
acting like a maniac, he's so like his father     
3    used correlatively to express similarity in certain proverbs  
like mother, like daughter     
4    such as  
there are lots of ways you might amuse yourself <emdash> like taking a long walk, for instance     
      adv  
5       a dialect word for       likely  
6    Not standard   as it were: often used as a parenthetic filler  
there was this policeman just staring at us, like     
      conj  
7    Not standard   as though; as if  
you look like you've just seen a ghost     
8    in the same way as; in the same way that  
she doesn't dance like you do     
      n  
9    the equal or counterpart of a person or thing, esp. one respected or prized  
compare like with like, her like will never be seen again     
10    the like   similar things  
dogs, foxes, and the like     
11    the likes (or like) of   people or things similar to (someone or something specified)  
we don't want the likes of you around here     
     (shortened from Old English gelic; compare Old Norse glikr and likr like)  
The use of like to mean such as was formerly thought to be undesirable in formal writing, but has now become acceptable. It was also thought that as rather than like should be used to mean in the same way that, but now both as and like are acceptable: they hunt and catch fish as/like their ancestors used to. The use of look like and seem like before a clause, although very common, is thought by many people to be incorrect or non-standard: it looks as though he won't come (not it looks like he won't come)  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
adv.
very little; very few; said to indicate that something is in a low amount/quantity or insignificant
E.g. You weigh like nothing; It costs like nothing; It is a big deal, but you make it look like nothing.
n.
to behave in a pretentious manner
fashionistas poncing around wearing designer earphones
v.
like a cocoon not an infection.
n.
paraprofessional registered physician assistants like nurses
Needs disambiguation with Paramedic when traduction in other languages
exp.
sweat excessively
[Slang]
n.
With Registerd Paramedical Professionals like RN
exp.
finalize smth. successfully / in a positive manner
E.g.: The negotiations were tough, but they ended on a high note
exp.
a humorous way of saying that something is not needed at all
[Hum.];[Iron.]
exp.
quit disobeying; start acting like someone would want to
E.g. Finally, her husband has come to heel and they will buy a new car, as she wants.
n.
used to describe a female who smells like a cabbage and is acting like a bitch
[Slang]
exp.
behave in a manner that is commonly considered as specific to women
[Fam.] it is used most frequently when referring to men who show lack of courage or an excessive shyness or sensitivity. E.g Don't be a pussy; You're such a pussy
n.
person who is a specialist of make-up and who applies makeup in a professional manner
exp.
use the authority given by a position (in society, in a company etc.) to determine someone to act in a certain manner
E.g: He is not eager to attend the event, but he has to be there because his boss pulled rank on him.
exp.
a misfit; something or someone looking/behaving in a manner that comes in contradiction with the general context
n.
informal name given to footwear items like socks, home foot covers or plastic foot covers used for hygienical reasons
exp.
not to be able to act like a man, be a pussy
slang
n.
person skilled for an activity, especially for one involving motion (like sports; dance)
una canción de los 90
adj.
a man of good breeding, well-behaved, courteous, polite who behaves like a gentleman
n.
very short presentation of a product or a company that you would do to somebody you meet briefly, like in an elevator, to attract his/her attention
exp.
business operating in a "real world" not on the internet : like a department store, a car manufacturer
see : click and mortar : a business that combine new technologies and traditional business
n.
A software proposal is a detail-oriented document clearly outlining the objectives of the project like technical , terms and financial aspects of the software project .These software proposals helps the Business Professionals to automate routine tasks.
exp.
a humorous way of saying that someone doesn't like or love the speaker.
[Hum.] E.g.: You've seen the way she treated me last time we met. It's clear: she loves me not.
n.
means a liquid is not clear: this tea's got bits in it, I don't like yogurt with bits in it
assez proche de l'idée de 'il y a à boire et à manger'
n.
A este estudiante de escuela primaria le gusta la ciencia, A este estudiante de colegio le gusta la historia

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