Uses Until, Like, During, Definition and Example Sentences
Up to, but not after, a specific time. To say how long a situation continues.
- I will stay until four o’clock.
- Are you going to work until 11:00?
- Until my father came home, I read a book.
- I could not get up this morning. I stayed in the bed until eleven.
- I thought they had until 6:30 to finish this.
For part of a period of time. Used before a noun to say when something happens.
- I watched television during a break in my studies.
- They met her during the presentation.
- There is no school during September.
- During these years he never stopped taking bus trips.
- During the war, America tried to stop trading with England.
- You’re not allowed to talk during the exam.
Like is used to say what something or someone looks/is like. Like, as a preposition, is used;
- before a noun or pronoun,
- to say that two things are similar.
- George’s sister looks like Megan Fox.
- The meat smells like fish.
- I look like my father.
- Mary works like a slave.
- It was a small animal like a Mouse.
- The girl runs like a rabbit.