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anything like

Similar in any degree or to any extent. The real world isn't anything like life during college.
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anything ˈlike

(used with a negative, in a question or in an if -clause) in any way similar to; nearly: If the meal’s anything like the one we had there, you’ll really enjoy it.Our car isn’t anything like as fast as yours.
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I don't think my experience with Peep has much to do with the quality of the character, or ingenuity, or anything like that.
He said that he liked it and had never heard anything like it before.
I don't have anything specific in mind but I won't retire or anything like that.
What excites me is that even people who don't like Crash have said, `I've never seen anything like that before.
I never heard a black guy curse out a white guy with `Hey, white boy' or `You honky' or anything like that.
I would never wish anything like that on anybody else,'' she hastens to explain, ``but because of the fact that I was in so much pain and the way out was not anything that I would expect, I was very thankful.