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Alberto
Difference What is the difference betwen such as and like?
Sep 9, 2018 6:20 PM
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'Such as' is used to introduce one or more examples, such as the ones you find in textbooks. 'Like' is a less formal alternative, as pointed out by Maja. 'Like' has other uses that 'such as' does not, notably for comparison: I intend to buy a new phone like my old one.
September 9, 2018
Thanks you so much. Your help is very useful to me. Muchísimas gracias por tu ayuda Maja.
September 9, 2018
"such as" is used in a formal setup, and is correct grammar. "like" is used in a comfortable set up and has become a sort of 'slang' word. Hope this helps!
September 9, 2018
Alberto
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