Uses of Until, Like, During, Definition and Example Sentences! Until, like, during are all words that are often used in English, but sometimes they can be confusing. This blog post will define each word and give an example sentence for each one. I hope this will help clear up any confusion you may have! 🙂
Uses of Until
Until is used to describe the time when something will happen, or when someone will do something.
10 Examples Using “Until”
1) I will wait until you are ready.
2) We will continue walking until we reach the end of the path.
3) He will not stop talking until you listen to him.
4) I will study for my test until 9 PM tonight.
5) The store will be open until 10 PM tonight.
6) The movie starts at 7 PM and ends at 9 PM, so we have until 9 to get there.
7) I will not eat dinner until 8 PM tonight.
8) I need to finish my homework before 10 PM, so I have until then to do it.
9) Are you going to be home until 11 PM tonight?
10) I will stay until midnight tonight.
Uses of Like
Like is used to compare two things, or to say that something is similar to something else.
10 Examples Using “Like”
1) I am like a cat when it comes to heights.
2) He swims like a fish.
3) She talks like she knows everything.
4) The party was just like I imagined it would be.
5) It rained all day long, just like the weatherman said it would.
6) That dress looks like it belongs in the 1920s.
7) His attitude is like a spoiled child’s.
8) My house is like a museum; nobody ever steps on the floor!
9) She looks like a character from a movie.
10) She dresses like she’s never heard of the word “modesty.”
Uses of During
During is used to describe when something happened.
10 Examples Using “During”
1) During the summer, I like to go swimming.
2) I read a lot of books during my winter break.
3) My favorite time to go outside is during the spring.
4) We usually have a lot of snow during the winter.
5) I didn’t see many people during my walk this morning.
6) The power went out during the storm last night.
7) I’m going to take a nap during lunch today.
8) She likes to listen to music while she works out, so she always has her headphones with her during her workout.
9) He wasn’t paying attention during the lecture, so he didn’t learn anything.
10) We have a lot of work to do, so let’s get started during this break.
As you can see, each word has a different meaning and usage. Be careful not to mix them up! 🙂
Here is a summary of the definitions and uses of until, like, and during:
Until: used to describe the time when something will happen, or when someone will do something.
Like: used to compare two things, or to say that something is similar to something else.
During: used to describe when something happened.