How to use ‘such as’ correctly

We use such as to give an example or examples that corroborate what we’re saying or writing. It’s a formal expression used in giving accurate information when explaining a point. When we use such as to give a singular example in writing, we don’t need a comma before it; when we use it for multiple examples, a comma is needed. Examples: Educational institutions such as Temple Schools provide comprehensive education. Monica couldn’t afford the basic necessities such as shelter. It’s better to use natural remedies, such as exercise, organic food and water…

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‘Such as’ and ‘like’: which is appropriate?

Have you ever been in a situation where you are confused about whether to use ‘such as’ or ‘like’ to mean ‘for example’? We’ve all been there, so don’t panic. The salient question is: which is appropriate? Writers have tried to break these similar words down for easy identification, but it seems the more they try, the less simplified the words become. So, let’s just simplify them once and for all. ‘Such as’ is used to introduce a direct example or series of examples, and it is more formal. ‘Like’…

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