Don’t say: You don’t look as your sister.

Say: You don’t look like your sister.

 

! As is a conjunction (spojka), and is usually followed by a noun or pronoun in the nominative case (1. pád). Like isn’t a conjunction, but an adjective which acts like a preposition (předložka) followed by a noun in the objective case.

 

QUIZ:

Fill each blank with the correct word: as or like.

  1. ______ a single mother, Kate is quite busy.

  2. Do ______ she does.

  3. She dances _____ Ginger Rogers.

  4. They look _____ their parents.

  5. She does ______ she pleases.

 

KEY: 1. as, 2. like, 3. as, 4. like, 5. as

 

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