Correct Usage of The Conjunction LIKE



Correct Usage of The Conjunction LIKE :



LIKE

The word LIKE is often wrongly used for AS.

1. Do it like I do. (Incorrect)
2. Do it as I do. (Correct)

1. She sings like her mother sings. (Incorrect)
2. She sings as her mother sings. (Correct)

The negatives NOT and NEVER must be followed by OR, for when a negative is used at the beginning of a sentence, its negative influence spreads over the whole sentence.

1. I have never spoken to her nor written to her. (Incorrect)
2. I have never spoken to her or written to her. (Correct)

1. She did not break it nor lose it. (Incorrect)
2. She did not break it or lose it. (Correct)



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