Uses Until, Like, During, Definition and Example Sentences

Uses Until, Like, During, Definition and Example Sentences

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Up to, but not after, a specific time. To say how long a situation continues.

Example Sentences

  • 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.

Example Sentences

  • 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.

Example Sentences

  • 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.

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