Learn how to say I Would Like correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word like:
1having the same characteristics or qualities as; similar to:
he used to have a car like mine
they were like brothers
she looked nothing like Audrey Hepburn
in the manner of; in the same way or to the same degree as:
he was screaming like a banshee
in a way appropriate to:
students were angry at being treated like children
such as one might expect from; characteristic of:
just like you to put a damper on people’s enjoyment
used in questions to ask about the characteristics or nature of someone or something:
what is it like to be a tuna fisherman?
what’s she like?
2used to draw attention to the nature of an action or event:
I apologize for coming over unannounced like this
why are you talking about me like that?
3such as; for example:
the cautionary vision of works like Animal Farm and 1984
1in the same way that; as:
people who change countries like they change clothes
2as though; as if:
I felt like I’d been kicked by a camel
used with reference to a person or thing of the same kind as another:
the quotations could be arranged to put like with like
I know him—him and his like
(the like) a thing or things of the same kind (often used to express surprise or for emphasis):
did you ever hear the like?
a church interior the like of which he had never seen before
(of a person or thing) having similar qualities or characteristics to another person or thing:
I responded in like manner
the grouping of children of like ability together
[predic.] (of a portrait or other image) having a faithful resemblance to the original:
‘Who painted the dog’s picture? It’s very like.’
1 informal used in speech as a meaningless filler or to signify the speaker’s uncertainty about an expression just used:
there was this funny smell—sort of dusty like
2 informal used to convey a person’s reported attitude or feelings in the form of direct speech (whether or not representing an actual quotation):
so she comes into the room and she’s like ‘Where is everybody?’
3 (like as/to) archaic in the manner of:
like as a ship with dreadful storm long tossed