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like this | like so

This page is about the conversational phrase like this | like so

Meaning

You can say this when you're showing someone exactly how to do something.

For example

  • "How do you open this pill bottle, Dad?"
    "Press down first, and then turn it to the right, like this."

  • The immigration officer said, "After opening your passport to the photo page, insert it into the slot - like so."

Quick Quiz

She said, "Hold your golf club, like this." She was showing us exactly

a. where to put our fingers

b. where to put our clubs

c. where to put our balls

Contributor: Matt Errey