like that meaning


    Definition of like that in English Dictionary

  • AdverbCOMmore like thatSUPmost like that
    1. In a particular manner.
      1. Quickly; unexpectedly.
        1. He was playing in the yard and, then, like that, he was gone.
      2. Used to indicate agreement with another speaker's statement.
        1. "And then the truck turned, the box fell out the back, and the truck just kept going." / "Yea, like that."
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • I really wish you wouldn't carry on like that in public!
        • You cannot simply wait for a problem like that to blow over.
        • If I had a woman like that I'd trade her off for a yellow dog and then shoot the dog.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • He scared me out of my wits, sneaking up behind me in the dark, like that.
        • Of course, a lot of them say it is just their luck because they are not good enough grabbers to get in on anything like that.
        • Somebody must be making out like a bandit if they have managed to sell a $50 product for $500 like that!
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adverbs

      Other Vocabulary

      Look-Alike Words
      1. en take that
      2. en like shit
      3. en Lake Tai
      4. en like mad
      5. en Lake Thun
      Source: Wiktionary
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      Meaning of like that for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this idiom "like that" is an adverb.
      Definiteness: Level 1
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