I was like, “Is this correct English?”

Você já sabe dizer “I said”, “You said”, “He said”, etc. para citar alguém. Mas você conhece uma expressão informal muito comum, que usa a preposição like, para citar pessoas em inglês do dia a dia? Vamos falar sobre isso no mini-podcast de hoje, e… You are like, wow! This is cool!

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So I started asking around, “Will somebody help me?” And my uncle said, “You know what, Tai, you need somebody who’s going to show you how to make money.” So I was like, “Great idea. I’m going to go find somebody; but I didn’t have any gas money…”


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I said

I was like

She said, “Come over for some coffee.”

She was like, “Come over to my house for some coffee.

I was like
She was like
They were like

I was like, sad; but then I was like, “Yay!”

He was like, a little angry.

He was like, “Do your homework!”

I am like

He is like, “Boy, this is hard!”


I was like, “Yay!”

I was like, “Great tip!”

I am like, “Thank you!”

I asked Dave if he wanted to go; and he’s like, “No way!”

She was like, “Huh?!”

We were like, “Oh, no!”

I asked him if he thought Liz was cute; and he’s like, “Yeah, definitely!”

And I’m like, “Come on, man, participate there!

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