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something like

1. Similar to or like what has just been said. In this usage, "that" is used after "something." Do you want a soda or something like that?
2. A phrase used before an estimated amount or total. If you're expecting something like 50 people, then you better get some more chairs in here.
See also: like, something

something like

Similar to, resembling, as in They want a flower garden something like the ones they saw in England. [Mid-1600s]
See also: like, something

anything/nothing/something like that

anything, etc. of that kind: Do you do aerobics or play tennis, or anything like that?She’s an expert in the preservation of paper or something like that.No, there’s nothing like that available yet.
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I've never done something like this,'' said 10-year-old Clayton Davis, who liked to use the large mallet on the big drums.
The communities you depict are defined by something like taste.
He has this idea, which sounds something like the Love Shuttle.
Something likes this touches the soul of the organisation, it inspires other staff around them, it generates admiration from customers, and it makes a sincere and lasting impression upon many others.
She said: "To turn out in something likes this makes me feel really honoured.
This week that means coming up against James Roby, and that's one of the most challenging tasks I can face, so getting up for something likes this isn't going to be a problem for me at all
There, of course, can be trades and injuries, but the club that opens the season April 1 in Texas might look something likes this: Infielders (5) -- Gonzalez, Dustin Pedroia, Jed Lowrie, Marco Scutaro, Kevin Youkilis; catchers (2) - Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Jason Varitek; DH (1) - David Ortiz; outfielders (5) -Crawford, Jacoby Ellsbury, J.
I will give him a call but will probably give it some time because you are hurting when something likes this happens.
I will give him a call, but will probably give it some time because you are hurting when something likes this happens.
When something likes this comes along, though, you're just grateful for the chance and hopefully it's one I'll seize.
As much as we believe in peace when something likes this happens, the human part jumps up and wants revenge.
But when something likes that happens, it has nothing to do with football, whether it was a hoax or not, I don't know but I could not take that chance.