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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.
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Without the knowledge of their parents;or that other tale of how Hephaestus, because of similar goings on, cast a chain around Ares and Aphrodite?
And further they are likely to have a bad effect on those who hear them; for everybody will begin to excuse his own vices when he is convinced that similar wickednesses are always being perpetrated by-- The kindred of the gods, the relatives of Zeus, whose ancestral altar, the attar of Zeus, is aloft in air on the peak of Ida, and who have the blood of deities yet flowing in their veins.
It is by essentially similar processes that we learn speaking, writing, mathematics, or the government of an empire.
Curiosity duvet set, similar Krystal bedstead, similar round mirror, similar wall plaques, similar bell jar, similar bird cage tealight holders, similar mantle clock, all BHS Ilove the way BHS has injected bright colours and a bit of fun to balance out the shadowy world.
Even the Cambridge Dictionary Online accepted it, giving the example: "Paul is very similar in appearance to his brother.
And in Wisconsin, where the University of Wisconsin System has been seeking domestic partner benefits, voters approved a constitutional amendment last month that not only defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman, but also bars the state from granting legal status similar to marriage to unmarried individuals.
The following are some procedures CPAs may consider during a forensic analysis involving litigation disputes similar to Wingnut:
Teaching Motor Skills To Children With Cerebral Palsy And Similar Movement Disorders: A Guide For Parents And Professionals by Sieglinde Martin (a physical therapist with more than thirty years experience working with children having cerebral palsy) is a superbly organized and expertly presented "hands-on" resource specifically designed for parents, therapists, and other caregivers working with young children exhibiting gross motor delays for the purpose of providing such youngsters with motorskills practice outside of formal therapy sessions.
In 1998, the Ninth Circuit considered a similar transaction, but reached a conclusion that was different from both the Tax Court and the Second Circuit (Peracchi, 143 F3d 487 (9th Cir.
This technique scrutinizes a specific segment of the microbes' genomes, called 16S ribosomal DNA, that tends to vary from species to species but is similar in closely related species.
The main purpose of Tagosaurus is to search a user's MP3 collection, gathering band names, and return an interactive list of similar bands that the user might also like.
Following his discussion of Gold Coast, Penningroth shifts focus to the American South, where, he argues, slaves had developed a view toward property quite similar to that of their counterparts in western Africa.
However, CBIR depends on the absolute distance of image features to retrieve similar images.
Other half-inch cartridges--including StorageTek's 9840--are physically similar to IBM's cartridges, allowing easy adaptation and upgrades into existing half-inch robotic systems.
Put simply, white and black children with similar personal and family background characteristics achieved similar test scores (see Figure 1).