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the likes of (someone or something)

Comparable to someone or something. Meteorologists think that blizzard was the storm of the century, so we shouldn't be seeing the likes of it anytime soon.
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the likes of

a similar type of person or thing. informal
1989 Charles Shaar Murray Crosstown Traffic They specialized in an odd combination of funk workouts and soulish adaptations of folk-rock hits by the likes of James Taylor and the Doobie Brothers.
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Feinstein says he's been writing with the likes of Carole Bayer Sager, Melissa Manchester, and Marilyn and Alan Bergman.