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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.
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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
References in classic literature ?
Socialism told him that development along these lines leads to ruin.
Along these lines, an analysis of four new CF mutations, described by Tsui and others in the July 26 NATURE, lends support to the theory that the CF protein plays a role in shuttling chloride ions across cell membranes.
Along these lines, Coronado Industries is currently working to have its equipment and procedure approved for use in several European Countries at this time.
We are going to continue our efforts along these lines," said Gary Smith president of Coronado Industries.
Moreover, the Company expects to make further announcements along these lines in the near future.
Along these lines, holes have been drilled at 25 metres intervals, at an incline of minus 60 degrees to the east, with each hole measuring 60 metres in length.