Use of the word unlike


I am unable to figure out which is wrong with my sentence. Can anyone please suggest an improvement?

See example:

But unlike Jacob he was conscious about himself
asked Apr 26 '12 at 04:24 Shuvendu Patnaik New member

2 answers


Unlike Jacob, he was conscious about himself.

link comment answered Apr 26 '12 at 04:30 sanjay Expert

I agree with Mr. Sanjay.


In this sentence the word "unlike" tells that Jacob was not conscious about himself.


It can be extended in this way:


He was not like Jacob but he was consious about himself.


Though I used the word "about", it doesn't sound me to be right.


Anybody help please!

link comment answered Apr 26 '12 at 08:49 Rahul Gupta Expert

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