“Like/As” I Said

Margie Wakeman Wells General Leave a Comment

The word “like” cannot start a dependent clause; that is, it cannot be part of a unit with a subject and verb. The word you want is “as” or “as if.”

…As I said previously, we were not part of the group.
…It felt as if it were much later.
…It looks as if it will rain.

Happy punctuating!

Margie

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