Like or As? 14/03/17 Like or As? Like is a preposition, not a conjunction. It can precede a noun: It looks like a winner. If what follows is a clause (with a verb), use as: She talks as if she means it. By Manuel Rubina|March 14, 2017|Categories: E-LESSONS, For Lawyers, For translators| About the Author: Manuel Rubina Marketing & Communication | The TR Company S.A. Leave A Comment Cancel replyComment This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.