greenmanLike-crutch word

Among its many uses, the word like is often used as a kind of crutch word. It is especially common in informal speech with the verb to be to describe one's attitude or what someone is thinking or saying


E.g.

I was, like, "you cannot be serious!"— Yo estaba en plan "¡no irás en serio!"

He looked at me and was, like, "get out of my house, you bitch!"—Me miró como diciendo "sal de mi casa, hija de puta"