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
        • For instance, the old Sears building in Chicago was built with wood trusses; we get beams like that and resaw them to make flooring.
        • I really wish you wouldn't carry on like that in public!
        • Don't ever slam me in front of the boss like that again!
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • Can you believe somebody would just run over a cat like that?
        • I know you're angry, but you can't act out and break dishes 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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