(something) looks like a (something)

When you want to explain how something looks by comparing it to something else, or putting it in a category, use "look like a ___":

He looks like a really nice guy.

This looks like a good spot to set up camp. What do you think?

This is different from how you use an adjective. When you're just using an adjective, you can use "look ___":

That looks expensive.

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