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Do you like my new hairstyle?
You never did like John, did you?
I like going out to parties with friends or watching TV.
I don’t like talking about Eve behind her back.
He always liked to sleep late on Sundays.
Which of her novels did you like best?
What I really like about her is her sense of humor.
Jamie doesn’t like it when you correct him.
How do you like your eggs?
She likes us to hand our work in on time.
I don’t like to interrupt her when she’s in a meeting.
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How did you like Paris?
How do you like these shoes?
How did you like it when you lived in Leeds?
I’d like to see her produce anything half as good as this!
We’ll go to the Louvre tomorrow, if you like.
I’ll take him to the hospital, if you like.
“Let’s just sit here for a minute.” “OK, if you like.”
His latest sculpture is an object of beauty, a masterpiece if you like.
They serve great coffee and the cakes are divine. What’s not to like?
Whether we like it or not, we are part of a global economy.
I would like a large whiskey, please.
I think I’d like to leave now.
I’d like to thank everyone who made this evening a success.
I would like to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time of the robbery.
They’d like you to tell them the truth.
Would you like some cake?
What would you like for your birthday?
Would you like to go for a drink?
Would you like me to help you with your homework?
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