291 – Using Like as a Modifier in Casual English

Masamune Conversational Phrases, Slang 2 Comments


As you know, we use the word like as a verb to talk about our preferences. We also use Like in a variety of other ways in casual, English conversation. For today’s English lesson, I’d like to show you a few different ways that we use like in informal English.

Here are the example sentences. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or the check the transcript for the details:

  • I think the boss is like, 65 years old.
  • It’s like, fifty minutes from NYC to Boston by plane.
  • What a fat dog! It must weight like, 30 pounds!
  • I was like, so tired last night that I fell asleep with my clothes on.
  • Don’t you think the boss is like, too strict with us when we come in late?
  • Is Tom ok? He seems like, a little quite today.
  • Don’t you like, love the pizza here! It’s so good.
  • I’m tired. I think I am gonna like, go home and take a nap before dinner.
  • The new salesman in the company like, talks too much.

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