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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LIKED

"He asked me if I liked white kids," answered the blushing peasant.

"It certainly is nice to be liked," returned Kathleen softly.

"You force me to touch on things I should have liked to keep hidden," said Austin.

He liked her because he loved Priscilla; but he wanted her to like him, not because of Priscilla, but for himself.

Ma nearly had a spasm, but she liked the looks of things when we had finished.

If George Weston liked to live beyond his means, he was at liberty to do it for me.

I like him though, mamma—I suppose because you liked him a little.

He could not see her face, but for some reason, which he did not understand, Dirk liked to look at her.

Mrs. Roberts sat so that he could look at her, which thing he liked to do.

They have moved from the alley; the surroundings were not such as they liked.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1200, "a similar thing" (to another), from like (adj.).

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.