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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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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.
See also: line, those

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
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