Verb + like A:【A のように Verb】

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Sentence pattern

Verb + like A

A のように Verb

Example

swim like fish

魚(さかな) のように およぐ

Note

You need のような if ‘like’ is used with a noun.

Example

A car like fish

魚(さかな) のような 車(くるま)

Exercise

Task: Change into Japanese.

  • My father walks like a robot.
  • My older sister speaks like mum.

Answer