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1. interj. an emphatic or meaningless word that, when said frequently, marks the speaker as speaking in a very casual or slangy mode. (see also like, you know. Used in writing only for effect.) This is, like, so silly!
2. interj. a particle meaning roughly saying. (Always with some form of be. Never used in formal writing.) And I’m like, “Well, you should have put your hat on!”
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Bill Clinton likes chicken enchiladas, tacos, barbecue ribs and peach pie.
When the teens saw their own photos with a large number of likes, we saw activity across a wide variety of regions in the brain," said lead author Lauren Sherman, a researcher in the brain mapping center and the UCLA branch of the Children's Digital Media Center, Los Angeles.
TV star John Barrowman saw his likes soar after he made a Doctor Who reference in a picture, getting 16,100 likes.
Dubai Airports' current tally of Likes has surpassed 201,000 while its Twitter handle is followed by more than 63,000 users, she added.
As for its like-gating practices, Coastal claimed that it did not overstate the number of likes that it has, and there was no basis to assume that consumers would not have liked Coastal on Facebook had the terms and conditions been brought to their attention in the original promotion.
Imam Muhammad Bin Hassan has included the issues of liking due to this in the conditions of innovation like other authentic arguments.
But digital experts have slammed reports that local firms are buying Facebook 'likes' for company pages, and criticised the perceived commercial value of likes.
Creating a fan base is crucial in social marketing, and gaining Likes allows others to share news and exchange comments about products to their friends, family and community.
2 : to feel toward : regard <How do you like this snow?
Natural heroin-like chemicals (opioids) in a few brain "pleasure hot spots" make individuals want to eat more of a tasty sweet food, and make them like its sweet taste more when they eat it.
Or I chose books that I knew had been made into movies, like The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pitman, and I rented the movie instead of reading.
Wing walking is like dancing with an invisible partner,'' said Margaret Stivers, a wingwalker with the Silver Wings team.
I remember when Jennifer Lopez made this transition, I was like, Oh, please, but look at her now.
I like Truly Scrumptious because she was really pretty.