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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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They expect strategies will increasingly emerge that aim to replicate hedge fund performance - either by using liquid assets like stocks or by mechanically executing hedge fund strategies - enabling investors to achieve similar returns to hedge funds with lower fees.
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An analysis of similar films within the same genre may provide further support regarding the film's expected performance.
Much like postemancipation Gold Coast, where British law failed to recognize similar arrangements of property--and therefore, social relationships--the Reconstruction South, ironically, tore down generations worth of property acquisition by African Americans.
I]) is close to 1, it indicates that the two images Q and I have strongly similar color.
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However, our results show that the achievement gap, while negligible among black and non-Hispanic white children with similar characteristics when they enter kindergarten, expands as they grow older.
The Rate of Production based on an organization's past experience with similar projects.
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tuberculosis transmission among patients whose isolates have similar but not identical DNA fingerprint patterns (i.