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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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To dress up and parade certain streets for an hour every day, to stand talking in doorways, or drive out in a fine carriage, was not the sort of exercise she liked, and Fan would take no other.
They got on capitally now, for Tom was in his proper sphere, and showed his best side, being civil and gay in the bluff boy-fashion that was natural to him; while Polly forgot to be shy, and liked this sort of "toughening" much better than the other.
Nothing but coast," he said, gruffly, for papa was always lecturing him, and letting the girls do just as they liked.
Yes, I did, and liked it ever so much," answered Polly, looking anxious but resolute.
I've made what I would once have called a heroic effort to like her, but Josie Pye won't BE liked.
When asked in their own words what they liked/disliked about amusement arcades, the youth indicated that they liked arcades because they were a good place to meet friends, it was a fun atmosphere, it provided a place to go in the winter (out of the weather), and to escape (from pressures, parents, school, etc.
Pikus, president of Milbrook Properties, liked the performance of U.
In order to analyze the commonalities between breads that were liked or disliked by various consumer segments, a trained panel at North Carolina State University developed and used five quantitative sensory attribute scales: taste, flavor, texture, appearance and aroma.
Some of the women were told they'd seen the four men who liked them the most; others were told these were four men who rated them about average.
I just liked the name How does he behave around people?
Abbie Whitehouse, six, from Elmtree: "I liked learning about the different things in the woods and I cut pieces of paper out and weaved it into a frame and put leaves through.
We asked each other what we liked about our school.
Being a part of the Clan--I'm always Clan, I love Clan--but as Raekwon the artist, I didn't get a chance to drop as much material as I liked to.