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seem vs seem like Hello~ He seems an honest man. He seems like an honest man. In these two sentences, are there any differences in meaning? Thank you for your help in advance.
Nov 7, 2016 2:38 PM
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I would say (as a native speaker) there is no difference in meaning. You could also say, "he seems to be an honest man", which also has the same meaning. I think "he seems like an honest man" would be used more commonly, whereas "he seems an honest man" sounds slightly more formal (and perhaps slightly old fashioned).
November 7, 2016
JD Hyomin
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