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More about ‘like’ (aimer)

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like, such as, for example, e.g.

We use these words when supporting what we have said with examples.

As a general rule, only use ‘e.g.’ when writing. It is the abbreviation of ‘exempli gratia’ from Latin.

‘Like’ means ‘similar to’ as in this sentence:

‘She loves chocolate and hates turnip, just like me
(Elle adore le chocolat et déteste le navet, tout comme moi)

So we can use ‘like‘ when giving examples of similar things.

‘In my free time I like reading science fiction books like Star Trek or Isaac Asimov’

‘such as’ can be used to cite specific examples:

‘Big cities such as New York and Johannesburg have a lot of problems with violent crime.’

‘for example’ can be used just like in French, ‘par exemple’ – separate the example with commas:

‘Some EC members, for example Britain and Denmark, are decidely Euro-sceptic.’

Vocabulaire: like, likes, liked

Do I like trains?
I like trains.
Do I like ham?
I don’t like ham
Do you like school?
You like school

Do you like peanuts?
You don’t like peanuts
Do we like chesse
We like cheese.
Do we like asparagus?
We don’t like asparagus.

Do they like tomatoes?
They like tomatoes
Do they like spinach?
They don’t like spinach.
Does he like you?
He likes you .
Does he like your brother?
he doesn’t like your brother.
Does she like kids?
She likes kids.
Does she like football?
she doesn’t like football.
Does it like sugar?
It likes sugar.
Does it like cheese?
It doesn’t like cheese.
Did I like the new album?
I liked the new album.
Did I like the musical?
I didn’t like musical.
Did you like the English class?
I liked English class.
Did you like the movie?
You didn’t like the movie.
Did we like our vacation?
We liked our vacation.
Did we like the old teacher?
We didn’t like old teacher
Did they like me?
They liked me.
Did they like the restaurant?
They didn’t like the restaurant.
Did he like the speech?
He liked the speech.

Did he like working at night?
He didn’t like working at night.
Did she like me?
she liked me.
Did she likethe game?
She didn’t like game.

Did it like the biscuits?
It liked the biscuits.
Did it like the gravy?
It didn’t like the gravy.

EF cours d’anglais debutants 06 – like, love, hate

like : aimer
Love : aimer/adorer
hate : détester/haïr

Quand on parle d’activités, on utilise souvent le gérondif.

Le gérondif n’est ni un verbe, ni un nom, mais quelque chose entre les deux!

I like reading – j’aime lire/la lecture
I like skiing – j’aime skier/ faire du ski