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(RQ:Locke Human Understanding)
(quote-book)|title=(w)|section=s:Alice's Adventures in Wonderland/Chapter 10|chapter 10|passage=“I can tell you more than that, if you like,” said the Gryphon. “Do you know why it’s called a whiting?”
(RQ:Chambers Younger Set)
(quote-text)| passage=I willingly confess that it likes me much better when I find virtue in a fair lodging than when I am bound to seek it in an ill-favoured creature.|url=https://books.google.com/books?id=7ZpMAAAAcAAJ&pg=RA1-PA83&dq=dunghill.&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwinxIyUndDiAhWwmeAKHXD6BmQQ6AEINTACv=onepage&q=dunghill.&f=false| title=The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia|year=16th century
(quote-book)| title=(w)| section=Act 2, Scene 2| passage=His countenance likes me not.
To derive pleasure ''of'', ''by'' or ''with'' someone or something.
(quote-book)|title=Galileo's Dialogue Concerning the Two Systems of the World|section=(Dialogue Two)|passage=And therefore it is the best way, if you like of it, to examine these taken from experiments touching the Earth, and then proceed to those of the other kind.
- : (audio)
To have an appearance or expression; to look; to seem to be (in a specified condition).
*(RQ:Shakespeare As You Like It)
To come near; to avoid with difficulty; to escape narrowly.
(quote-book)|section=to George Montagu|year=1760|url=https://books.google.com/books?id=8xYQAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA440&dq=troops+expedition+Kensington+Garden.&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwikp4TOn9DiAhXSmeAKHWOyBvQQ6AEINDAC&q=troops%20expedition%20Kensington%20Garden.&f=false|passage=He probably got his death, as he liked to have done two years ago, by viewing the troops for the expedition from the wall of Kensington Garden.
(quote-video game)Enju: “Apparently when you like someone, you start talking like them.”
(quote-book)|title=(w)|section=Act 4, Scene 6|passage=And like me to the peasant boys of France.
To accept as an input.
Something that a person likes (prefers).
An individual vote showing support for, or approval of, something posted on the Internet.
1902, John Buchan, ''The Outgoing of the Tide''
- It will seem strange that in all this time the Presbytery was idle, and no effort was made to rid the place of so fell an influence. But there was a reason, and the reason, as in most like cases, was a lassie.
(RQ:Carlyle Past and Present)and this is not a sky, it is a Soul and living Face! Nothing liker the Temple of the Highest, bright with some real effulgence of the Highest, is seen in this world.
1668, (w), ''The Messiah's Sufferings for the Sins of the People'' (sermon, March 20, 1668)
- But it is like the jolly world about us will scoff at the paradox of these practices.
(RQ:Clarendon History) not easy to be govern'd, nor like to conform themselves to such strict rules.
- She had waited overlong, and now it was like that Ailie would escape her toils.
(RQ:Shakespeare Much Ado About Nothing)
In a like or similar manner.
1935, (w) on (w)
- We shall never see his like again.
1966, Advertising slogan for cigarettes|Winston cigarettes
1978, "Do Unto Others" by Dylan|Bob Dylan
- But if you do right to me, baby
- I’ll do right to you, too
- Ya got to do unto others
- Like you’d have them, like you’d have them, do unto you
Similar to, reminiscent of
(quote-book)| chapter=1| title=http://openlibrary.org/works/OL5535161W Mr. Pratt's Patients| passage=Pretty soon I struck into a sort of path …. It twisted and turned,(..)and opened out into a big clear space like a lawn. And, back of the lawn, was a big, old-fashioned house, with piazzas stretching in front of it, and all blazing with lights. 'Twas the house I'd seen the roof of from the beach.
(RQ:Maxwell Mirror and the Lamp)
(quote-book)| title=(w)| chapter=19| url=http://openlibrary.org/works/OL2004261W| passage=When Timothy and Julia hurried up the staircase to the bedroom floor, where a considerable commotion was taking place, Tim took Barry Leach with him. …. The captive made no resistance and came not only quietly but in a series of eager little rushes like a timid dog on a choke chain.
(quote-journal)| title=Fantasy of navigation| passage=Like most human activities, ballooning has sponsored heroes and hucksters and a good deal in between. For every dedicated scientist patiently recording atmospheric pressure and wind speed while shivering at high altitudes, there is a carnival barker with a bevy of pretty girls willing to dangle from a basket or parachute down to earth.
''It would be just like Achilles to be sulking in his tent.''
''Popcorn costs something like $10 dollars at the movies.''
In the manner of, similarly to
''He doesn't act like a president.''
''It's for websites like Wikipedia.''
As if there would be
''It looks like a hot summer in Europe.''
Used to ask for a description or opinion of someone or something
''I hear she has a new boyfriend. What's he like?''
''What's the weather like in Ürümqi today?''
1972, (w), ''(w)'', December 1:
- Brown: Christmas is getting all you can get while the getting is good. Brown: GIVING! The only real joy is GIVING! Brown, rolling her eyes: Like, wow!
2006, (w), ''Knock 'Em Out''
- You're just doing your own thing and some one comes out the blue,
- They're like, "Alright"
- What ya saying, "Yeah can I take your digits?"
- And you're like, "no not in a million years, you're nasty please leave me alone."
To be likely.
(verb form of)
(definite singular of)
To be hesitant to do something.
To love somebody or something.
Used to place emphasis upon a statement.