The word "unlike" is used when someone or something is unusual, very different, or not similar to another thing or person.
- An apple is unlike an orange.
- She’s unlike other students because she always asks for more homework.
- This house is quite large, unlike the other houses on this street. (The other houses are small.)
- This food tastes unlike anything I’ve ever eaten before.
- This car drives very nicely–unlike the other cars we took for a test drive. (The other cars were terrible.)
The taste of a pineapple is unlike a watermelon, but they’re both sweet and delicious.
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January 21, 2014