Like and alike | Grammar exercise

Complete the following sentences using like or alike.

1. The two girls are —————— in looks but they have very different personalities.

a) like
b) alike

2. He is ——————- his father.

a) like
b) alike

3. He has got two ——————- daughters.

a) like
b) alike
c) Neither can be used here

4. I don’t smoke —————— Peter.

a) like
b) alike

5. I have never heard anything ——————- this before.

a) like
b) alike

6. Everyone seemed to agree that they had never seen the —————— of it before.

a) like
b) likes
c) alike

7. Nobody loves you ——————- I do.

a) like
b) likes
c) alike

8. I don’t need the ————— of you to tell me what I should do.

a) likes
b) like
c) alike

9. If it is not her, it must be a —————–

a) alike
b) lookalike
c) like

Answers

1. The two girls are alike in looks but they have very different personalities.

2. He is like his father.

3. He has got two similar-looking daughters.

4. I don’t smoke like Peter.

5. I have never heard anything like this before.

6. Everyone seemed to agree that they had never seen the like of it before.

7. Nobody loves you like I do.

8. I don’t need the likes of you to tell me what I should do.

9. If it is not her, it must be a lookalike.

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