- plural of
- They'd never before seen the likes of them.
- They'd never before seen the likes of him.
- I'd never seen their likes.
2010, October 30, “Andy Hunter”, in Liverpool owner says Fernando Torres and José Reina are going nowhere[The Guardian]:
- The takeover has provided the stability, I believe, to remove any fears over the positions of the likes of Torres and Reina.
- third-person singular simple present indicative form of like