Example sentences for: alike

How can you use “alike” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • How are they alike?

  • Normal chlorine bleach removes color indiscriminately: It attacks stains and dyes alike and converts them into particles that your detergent can easily wash away.

  • One flower type, the generalist flower, is blue and is efficiently pollinated by bees and birds alike.

  • Meanwhile, army troops and civilians alike pillaged the capital city of Abidjan.

  • Taking the above examples, hunkydory, higgledy-pig-gledy, hanky-panky, hocus pocus, heebie-jeebies, hodgepodge, hokey-pokey, inky-dinky, itsy-bitsy, Holterdipolter, Hülle und Fülle , as can be noted, the second element tends to be a repetition of the first, beginning, however, with a labial ( p, b, f, m, v, w ). Winkler called this the “ aleph-beth rule” and demonstrated its practically universal validity, citing evidence from both medieval and modern gaming rhymes in European and Semitic languages alike.


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