somehow or (an)other

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Related to somehow or other: To be at a loss, slink around, belabor the point, give pause

somehow or (an)other

By some means; in uncertain or undetermined ways. Somehow or another, the unlikely pair ended up in a bar, discussing their business ideas. Fast forward five years, and they now head up one of the largest multinational corporations in the world. And now, after all that the recession should have taught us, we have somehow or other found ourselves in a precariously similar economic situation.
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