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and so forth

 and and so on
with additional related or similar things mentioned (but not specified). She told me everything about her kids and so forth. I heard about problems at work and so forth. He told me about all his health problems, including his arthritis and so on. I need some help getting ready for dinner, setting the table, and so on.
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and so forth

also and so on
and other similar things Obviously they're not doing a good job and so forth, but I don't really like having to fire anyone. Insurance is getting harder to obtain, and you may not qualify for benefits and so on.
Usage notes: also used in the forms and so on and so forth and and so on and so on: Economic growth makes us all richer, provides jobs, and so on and so forth. The “talking computer” is supposed to help you by saying “That's good” and “That's not right” and so on and so on.
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Also, and so on. And more of the same, also, and others. For example, At the mall, we shopped, had lunch, shopped some more, and so forth, or She planned to buy an entire outfit in blue-dress, shoes, hat, and so on. The first term dates from the late 1500s, the variant from the early 1700s. Also see and the like.
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