Sarcastic 'Like': A Case Study in the Interface of Syntax and Semantics

Noûs 42 (1):1 - 21 (2008)
The expression ‘Like’ has a wide variety of uses among English and American speakers. It may describe preference, as in (1) She likes mint chip ice cream. It may be used as a vehicle of comparison, as in (2) Trieste is like Minsk on steroids
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