as a verb
Below are some examples of sentences from classic literature
using the word ‘Like’ as a
“I am sure Wickham would like a place at court very much.”
From ‘Pride and Prejudice’, by Jane Austen.
“I wish,” said Mrs Weston, “one could know which arrangement our guests in general would like best.”
From ‘Emma’, by Jane Austen.
She had not that tact which he would have liked
a daughter of his to possess. She was at times
From ‘The Man Upstairs and Other Stories’, by P.G. Wodehouse.
“Mr Dombey wouldn’t like it,” said Polly.
“Oh, wouldn’t he, Mrs Richards!” retorted Nipper,
“he’d like it very much, I think when he
From ‘Dombey and Son’, by Charles Dickens.
‘Young man,’ he said, ‘I should like to remind you
that we are here, as it were, under a flag of truce.
To pull a gun on us and keep us holding our hands up
this way is raw work.’
From ‘The Little Nugget’, by P.G. Wodehouse.
“I do beseech and entreat you not to be putting
yourself forward, and talking and giving your opinion
as if you were one of your cousins.”
From ‘Mansfield Park’, by Jane Austen.
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