Emphasising similarity with noun + like as suffix

Emphasising similarity with noun + like as suffix

Created:15 Nov 2019 00:46:37 , in  intermediate

Pattern

You can say, that something is similar to something else by attaching -like suffix to it.

The suffix used this way turns a noun into an adjective. Hence the pattern looks as follows: noun + like as a suffix .

Examples

Here are some example sentences of noun + like as a suffix pattern:

At the first glance this is wolksvagen beetle-like car.

These armchairs are sofa-like and being sold at a very affordable price this week.

Grass-like carpets have recently become very popular among our customers.

Since yesterday I have been suffering from a sore throat and some other unpleasant cold-like symptoms.

This post was updated on 15 Nov 2019 11:19:44

Tags:  adjective ,  suffix 

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#1 Our son has just drawn his first animal, it has three legs and the all over it.

#2 This wallet is relatively inexpensive but features a inside each of its pockets.

#3 The cashew is a produced by trees found in Central America and some other places.

#4 The movie is in many ways a , but also has elements of a drama about it.

#5 Even though, a small is certain to disappoint a lot of guests, I like the idea very much.

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