Feel like

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Definition

to feel like (sleeping): to want, to desire (sleep)
verb
To feel like is followed by a gerund (a verb in the ING form) when followed directly by a verb:

I feel like going to the movies.

This is an irregular verb:
I feel like / I felt like / I have felt like

I feel like (I'm making progress): I think that, believe that (I'm making progress)
verb

this feels like (real leather): this resembles, seems like (real leather) to the touch
idiom

Examples

  • "When she speaks to me I feel like I am the only person in the room."
  • "Edward : (singing) Sometimes I feel like such a loner, trying to fill the printer with toner"
  • "Perhaps you were his customer, perhaps his grandchild, or perhaps a stranger who just likes to attend funerals, but the fact is, that with Xavier, everyone felt like his friend."
  • "Australian woman : Bruno, I've never said this to anyone before, but you make me feel like a boomerang."
  • "Philip : Yeah, and this sure doesn't feel like Angelina Jolie."
  • "I feel like a richer person now."
  • "Nigel : Bruno, my boy, it's been only 10 minutes since we met, but I feel like we've known each other for hours."
  • "Bruno : I felt like the king of the world while Betty's banquet continued."
  • "I feel like Brian Jones is going to walk in here any second and say 'Hello chaps."

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