in the manner of somebody/something

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in the manner of (someone or something)

In the style or method typical of or usually associated with someone or something. He told us the news in the manner of someone who had just lost a loved on. Why wasn't he more excited? The tech company has started releasing incremental hardware updates, much in the manner of their largest competitor in the market.
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in the manner of somebody/something

(formal) in a style that is typical of somebody/something: a painting in the manner of Raphael
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As we respond to terrorists, I think it's important we respond with measure and not in the manner of those who want to hurt the U.
From the street, it appears somewhat impenetrable, even bunkerlike; once you are on the inside, all is transparent: the house takes the form of a meandering semicircle of glass neatly curving around a central courtyard, with the bedroom, two bathrooms, study, and living room arranged like links on a chain, in the manner of Judd's "one thing after another.