something like that


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something like that

Something along those lines; something similar to that. A: "So you work for a dictionary, huh? What do you do, write definitions for them?" B: "Yeah, something like that."
See also: like, something, that

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.

ˈsomething like that

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ˌsomething like ˈsb/ˈsth

similar or partly the same as somebody/something; approximately (a number): ‘Is he a travel agent?’ ‘Yes, something like that.’Something like twenty people came to the meeting. OPPOSITE: nothing like
See also: like, something, that
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If they provoked a crime or something like that, it's difficult for us to track that down.
You could be a felon for something real small -- beating your girlfriend or something like that," says Tony Rigor, an ex-con from Los Angeles.