İki kelime de birbirine anlam olarak yakındır. Ancak bazı farklılıklarla ;
To say someone or something has that function :
As / olarak, olduğu gibi
She works as a nurse. / ....hemşire olarak
She still writes letters as a way of keeping in touch with her friends. / ...yöntemi olarak
She gave me some advice as a friend. / .... arkadaş olarak
As / gibi
As I predicted / tahmin ettiğim gibi
As far as / ....kadarıyla
As far as I know, she will be the one who is going to take the Spanish course. / ....bildiğim kadarıyla...
As far as I remember, Cüneyt Arkın starred in more than 100 films in his early ages./ ....hatırladığım kadarıyla
As far as I am concerned / ...bana göre, düşünceme göre
I don't mind how much you study for your lessons. As far as I am concerned you will have difficulties to pass the final test.
As far as I can see / .. görebildiğim kadarıyla
As far as I can see, our team will not be playing in Europe 2012 championship.
As / because / çünkü
As my parents are out, I will have to prepare dinner myself.
As .. as / Karşılaştırma / .kadar
He is as clever as his brother. Kardeşi kadar zeki.
Such as / örnek
This winter I went to many places in Europe such as Paris, Rome, Madrid./ ....gibi yerlere
Like / benzer
My best friend really looks like a famous film star Mel Gibson / 'a benziyor.
Like / gibi ( örnek )
This summer I took many courses like chess, karate, swimming. / ..gibi kurslar aldım
Look ,seem, appear
Look / görünmek,
He looks very tired.
Seem / gibi görünmek
He seems really intelligent.
Appear / anlaşılmak, görünmek,
I appeared really tired.
Bu fiiller " as if ..mış gibi " kalıbı ile de kullanılabilirler :
He looks as if he has understood. / Anlamış gibi duruyor / görünüyor.( sanki )
It seems as if engine needs maintaining. / Motor, bakıma ihtiyacı var gibi görünüyor. ( Sanki )
Look at the phrases in bold below.
1 Sharen has got two jobs : She is a swimming teacher and class teacher in a state school. As a teacher she is very tactful but as a swimming teacher she is so strict.
2 John is a shop owner. He wanted to be a teacher before but he couldn't. Now he behaves to his workers like a teacher.
Bu tümcelerde as ve like kullanımlarına ve anlamlarına iki örnek verdik. 1.bölümde as a teacher ifadesi ile " öğretmen olarak, 2.bölümde ise like a teacher ifadesi ile " öğretmen gibi davranıyor " anlamında kullanıldı.
3 She has a part-time job as a waitress in a restaurant at the weekend . ( garson olarak )