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Comparing AppearancePlay
Use 'alike' when comparing how similar two people or things look. SlideThe sisters are often mistaken for each other because they look so alike.
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Matching CharacteristicsPlay
'Alike' helps highlight the shared qualities or behaviors between subjects. SlideDespite their age difference, the brothers think alike and often agree on everything.
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Not for OppositesPlay
Avoid using 'alike' when referring to contrasting or very different characteristics. SlideThe two plants differ in size and color; they're not alike at all.