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Hi,
can somebody comment on these, and tell me what you think in terms of meaning, how common they are, etc.?

Do it the way I told you.
Do it how I told you.
Do it like I told you.
Do it as I told you.

It's unbelievable how he can still walk with only a leg.
It's unbelievable the way he can still walk with only a leg.

It doesn't really look like I wanted.
It doesn't really look the way I wanted.
It doesn't really look how I wanted.

I don't like the way she looks at me.
I don't like how she looks at me.


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KooyeenHi,
can somebody comment on these, and tell me what you think in terms of meaning, how common they are, etc.?

Do it the way I told you.
Do it how I told you.
Do it like I told you.
Do it as I told you.
To me, these all mean the same thing; the last one would be the least common, and the second one sounds the most informal, in my opinion.

It's unbelievable how he can still walk with only a one leg.
It's unbelievable the way he can still walk with only
a one leg.
Both sound equally natural to me if you change 'a' to 'one'.

It doesn't really look like I wanted (it to).
It doesn't really look the way I wanted
(it to).
It doesn't really look how I wanted
(it to).
To me, the first two would be the most likely. I also think people are likely to add 'it to' rather than to simply omit it.

I don't like the way she looks at me.
I don't like how she looks at me.
For some reason that I haven't yet identified, I prefer the first sentence in the simple present tense, and would be more likely to also feel comfortable with the second in the present continuous.

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These are all acceptable ways of phrasing these sentences in colloquial American English. In more formal, careful English the use of "like" and "how" as subordinate conjunctions (Do it how I told you. Do it like I told you. And so forth) would not be as acceptable--meaning that the other sentences might be preferable in that context. But in everyday conversation, these constructions are interchangeable for most speakers.
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