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English Vocabulary - Vocabulario de inglés
AS OR LIKE?
Key
We use as
- to talk about the role of somebody/something. Example: He works as a computer programmer. (He is one.)
- to mean 'in the same way'. It's followed by a subject and a verb. Examples:
You think as your father did.
Our store will open on 25 December, as we usually do.

We use like
- to talk about similarity. Example: He uses the computer like a computer programmer (but he's not one).
- to mean 'in the same way'. It's followed by an object, or by a subject and a verb. Examples:
You think like your father.
Our store will open on 25 December, like we usually do.
Usamos as
- para hablar sobre el rol de alguien/algo. Ejemplo: He works as a computer programmer. (He is one.)
- para decir 'de la misma manera'. Va seguido de un sujeto y verbo. Ejemplos:
You think as your father did.
Our store will open on 25 December, as we usually do.

Usamos like
- para hablar sobre una similitud. Ejemplo: He uses the computer like a computer programmer (but he's not one).
- para decir 'de la misma manera'. Va seguido de un objeto, o de un sujeto y un verbo. Ejemplos:
You think like your father.
Our store will open on 25 December, like we usually do.
  • as
    She works as a tourist guide. (She is one.)
    You look as you brother did when he was your age.

  • like
    She knows the place like a tourist guide (but she's not one.)
    You look like your brother.

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