Cách dùng Unlike, Unlikely, Alike và Like trong tiếng Anh (Ứng dụng vào IELTS)

1. Cách dùng Unlike
Unlike là 1 giới từ, theo sau là noun (mang nghĩa KHÔNG GIỐNG NHƯ)

Xét ví dụ:

  • She was a small, dainty child, unlike her sister who was large and had big feet. 
  • Man's ability to talk makes him unlike any other animal. 
  • I really enjoyed the film - it was unlike anything I'd seen before. 
  • Tom's a rather shy child, unlike his younger brother! 
  • The village fete went well, unlike the previous year when very few people came.
  • It's unlike you to be quiet - is something wrong?

2. Cách dùng Unlikely
Unlikely cách dùng giống như LIKELY thường trong cụm IT IS UNLIKELY THAT mang nghĩa là KHÔNG THỂ NÀO

Xét ví dụ:

  • It's pretty unlikely (that) they'll turn up now - it's nearly ten o'clock.
  • The lack of evidence means that the case is unlikely to go to court. 
  • The government is unlikely to agree to the rebels' demands for independence. 
  • Such unpopular legislation is unlikely to be introduced before the next election. 
  • Let's face it, our team is most unlikely to win. 
  • This film is unlikely to attract large audiences unless it is given a big push in the media.

3. Cách dùng Alike
Alike là tính từ thường đi với look alike, mang nghĩa TRÔNG GIỐNG NHƯ

Xét ví dụ:

  • The twins look alike, but they differ in temperament. 
  • The film's message is that rich and poor are alike. 
  • As babies, the twins were so alike that I just couldn't tell them apart.
  • For the first few months the babies looked so alike I couldn't tell which was which. 
  • Our views on politics are very alike.

4. Cách dùng Like

  • Like đang xét như 1 giới từ và liên từ, mang nghĩa GIỐNG NHƯ
  • Sự khác nhau giữa Like và Alike là Like sẽ đi với 1 noun còn alike thì không
  • Like dùng như 1 liên từ thường gặp ở câu: Like I said before, 

Xét ví dụ:

  • He looks like his brother. 
  • She's very much like her mother (= she is similar in appearance or character). 
  • Is Japanese food like Chinese? 
  • I've got a sweater just like that. 
  • Her hair was so soft it was like silk. 
  • You're acting like a complete idiot! 
  • She sings like an angel! 
  • Like I said (= as I have already said), I don't wear perfume. 
  • Like most people (= as most people would), I'd prefer to have enough money not to work. 
  • It feels/seems like (= it seems to me) ages since we last spoke. 
  • There's nothing like a good cup of coffee (= it's better than anything)!