Baby, baby, feels like maybe, things will be all right Baby, baby, your love's made me Free as a song, singin' forever

This is a part of my favorite song, “only yesterday” by carpenters. And I am not sure how “as” means in this sentence. I guess it is the same as “like” and the last sentence means I am free like a song and l will sing forever. Is my understanding correct?

Thank you in advance.


You have the right idea. Either as or like can be used for a comparison; this figure of speech is called a simile

: a figure of speech comparing two unlike things that is often introduced by like or as (as in cheeks like roses)

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  • Thank you so much! I understand the usage. – suzuki Mar 21 '19 at 13:40

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