Definitions starting with L

ID #3427

like

conj. [cf. Car. same like same as DJE] as (with comparisons): 1936 Now dey don' have t' sen' no monument big like dat t' de man (Dupuch 75). Older people have just as much right to enjoy life like the younger people (COB). (Black)

like how phr. as: 1966 That's a tarbaby smiling like how they hand him (Crowley 57). Send them back like how we do the Haitians (COB). (Black)

like if [cf. US dial, like as if ADD] phr. as if: She acting like if she own that (Nassau). (San Sal., Inagua)

Tags: conjunction, phrase

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Last update: 2011-06-03 22:54
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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