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Like / As

Dave works as a clown or Dave works like a clown?

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Since / As

As she was leaving the phone rang.
Since she was leaving at the same time as me we decided to take a taxi together.

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As / While

As I was leaving the house I met my neighbor.
While we were talking the postman arrived.

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Like / Such As

Collecting things, like stamps or coins, can be a good investment.
Collecting things, such as stamps or coins, can be a good investment.

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As ... as

As can be used to compare equal things.

He works as hard as she does.
English is not as difficult as you think.
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