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Whenever I see the following I feel confused: Correct: I

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Whenever I see the following I feel confused:

Correct: I slept like a baby.
Incorrect: I slept as a baby.

I know 'like' is for nouns and 'as' is for verb or actions.
But if I consider for the above as : "I slept like a baby does."
Then am I not comparing actions. Say for: "I eat as a baby eats."
Then should I be using 'like'. Why??
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Try this link - http://www.grammar-quizzes.com/like-as.html.
This should help !

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New post 26 Mar 2010, 00:47
my pleasure ! :)

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