Use of word "like"

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The use of "like" e.g. "I feel like I am going to faint", is becoming increasingly prevalent, but I find it jarring.  I was taught to say "I feel that I am going to faint", or "I feel as though I am going to faint", or even "I feel faint".  Is there a rule about this?

like asked May 13 '13 at 10:11 Valkenfig New member

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