The Meaning of Alike
06/04/17 The Meaning of Alike
Alike means “like each other”. Compare:
- The two boys are alike in looks, but not in personality.
- He’s like his brother. (NOT
He’s alike his brother.)
Alike is mainly used in predicative position. Compare:
- His two daughters are very much alike.
- He’s got two very similar-looking daughters. (NOT …