along similar lines

along similar lines

Comparable to something else. I really liked the cake we had at your birthday party. I want to get something along similar lines for mine. Did you see the princess's wedding gown? I want a style along similar lines for my own wedding.
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Other firms are working along similar lines, with Swiss sheet metalworking equipment manufacturer Bystronic recently acquiring a 70 per cent stake in Italian firm Antil, in order to expand its range of automation solutions.
You just know, for absolute certainty, that, had the FA tried something along similar lines, England would have been scheduled to meet someone like, say, Iceland in the last 16.
Interestingly, Ryan had played a role along similar lines in the film 'Gone Baby Gone', which earned an Academy Award nomination and several other recognitions.
"So I am hoping very much that Mick Ryan and his selectors will think along similar lines.
"Drag operates along similar lines. As a drag performer, my identity exists in music, art and fashion, not in any one 'language' of gender or 'appearance.' "
There will be no Whisky Galore-style panic, though, for Heathbank Hotel was bought by island resident Marion MacNeil, who plans to continue the business along similar lines while looking to extend the season of opening.
Fellow midfielder Koke spoke along similar lines, putting Spain's elimination down to a series of errors rather than a problem in the team's attitude.
Any victory by a solitary goal is a 13/5 chance via Paddy Power, betway price Robins' side at 7/2 to prevail while failing to keep a clean sheet and along similar lines, bet365 offer 4/5 about both teams finding the net.
With tongue still in cheek, but along similar lines, I wonder what the Coventry Telegraph will have to say when the existing Coventry City FC name is updated and changed to something akin to the Northampton Sky Blues.
"The Commission must have a leading role in negotiations between member states and Russia in order to guarantee that all members achieve conditions along similar lines," said the Bulgarian Energy Minister.
Previous decisions along similar lines were handed down in Dusseldorf in 2004, in Frankfurt in 2007, and in Austria in 2007.
THE recently-announced proposal to reorganise bus services in Tyne and Wear along similar lines to London is a welcome step in the right direction but the plans do not address the most important need - to get ticket prices down.
"I know they are enthused and have already clocked the fact that other countries are thinking along similar lines."
There is no doubt he is not yet the finished article, but I find myself a little irritated these days that every two-yearold winner from Ballydoyle is described along similar lines: 'a big baby', 'very green', 'terribly immature', 'he hadn't a clue what he was doing', and so forth.
Along similar lines, TRI Hospitality's HotStats Mena Chain Hotels Market Review highlighted the double impact of summer and Ramadan on hotel performance levels for Dubai and Abu Dhabi during the month of July.