along those lines

along those lines

Similar to something else. I really liked the cake we had at your birthday party; I want to get something along those lines for mine. Did you see the princess's wedding gown? I want a style along those lines for my own wedding.
See also: line, those

along those lines

 and along these lines; along similar lines
similarly; in nearly the same way. We will deal with the other students along similar lines.
See also: line, those
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Along those lines, I thought badge engineering was a product of the '80s and '90s, but it seems Ford's stuck on that retro tune, as the '08 Ford Escape and Mercury Mariner attest.
The first legislative proposal along those lines was initially offered by Rep.
I don't think anybody is married to a number,' Margulies said, 'but there clearly will be a push along those lines.
We look forward to providing the benefits of a local short-line railroad to the customers and the communities along those lines in New Brunswick and Quebec.