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It was a small animal like a rat.
I think she was like me, she didn’t really want to get involved.
No one could play the trumpet like he did.
I went and bought myself a new pen just like yours.
That morning began just like any other.
Doesn’t he look like Mark?
The cloth felt like silk against her skin.
Was the office where you used to work anything like this one?
I have to admit India was nothing like what I was expecting.
Once it’s washed and ironed it’ll be like new.
He didn’t show up again. That’s just like him.
It’s not like him to lie.
His new book is selling like crazy.
Put him in the car and drive like mad to the hospital.
It’s unfortunate but, like I said, it’s a decision we have to make.
Profits look more like 39 percent than the 61 percent reported for 1996.
I can see that you and I are of like mind on this issue.
There’s nothing like a cold beer on a hot summer day.
If you want excitement, there’s no place like Las Vegas.
I haven’t met Alan – what’s he like?
What was it like meeting Jill’s parents for the first time?
She took Andrew with her to show him what the club was like.
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