seem like (something)

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seem like (something)

To appear to be or give the impression of being a particular kind of person or thing. A: "Have you met Tom's new boyfriend?" B: "Yeah, he seems like a nice guy." Though it seemed like a good idea at the time, the direction we pursued with the company nearly bankrupted us.
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seem like someone or something

to appear to be like some kind of person or something. You seemed like such a nice person when I met you. This seems like a nice day.
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References in classic literature ?
"It seems like disloyalty to Matthew, somehow, to find pleasure in these things now that he has gone," she said wistfully to Mrs.
It seems like a response to something that was in the air, something I probably wasn't even aware of.
This intense ambivalence seems like a permanent aspect of the "artistic personality." Until Warhol, artists managed that ambivalence by adhering to traditional avant-garde personae.
1991 seems like an alien planet now, with feminists flaying an unmarried Clarence Thomas for asking an employee for a date.
A QUOTE from I'm A Celebrity toad Marc Bannerman: "It all seems like a dream, really - like a long sleep that you wake up from and think: 'What have I done?' I am really sad, though."
I Love You is reminiscent of Giacometti's Surrealist tabletop works, and the subtly lovely white puddle of Milk seems like a streamlined, tenderized Arp.
LR: In terms of the point Slacker wants to get across, it seems like the most important character is the one behind the camera.
"He hits the ball from what seems likes strange positions, but he hits the middle of the bat on a consistent basis."We've tried all sorts, we've thought about our plans to him for some time, but we've come up against a player in the form of his life playing absolutely fantastically.
"While there may be some getting used to the process of using these particular solutions or even some functionality shortcomings, it seems likes physicians are moving forward with the solutions they have on hand."
It seems likes ages since I last performed and I can't wait to get back out there singing again and seeing everyone."
Birmingham Coroner Aidan Cotter recorded a verdict of accidental death and said: "It seems likes a dramatic gesture which went wrong.
You comment on what seems likes LeBlanc's preternatural concentration in performance, her coolness in the face of an awesome technical challenge.
THE general election campaign has been running for four weeks - but it seems likes years.
For millions of fans who tune into his show, Peel seems likes a man who eats, sleeps and breathes rock 'n' roll.