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the like

A phrase said at the end of a list as a way to include other non-specific things that are similar to what is being enumerated. I love living on a farm and growing my own tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, and the like. Since she wants to be an actress, she's taking acting classes, voice lessons, and the like.
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Accordingly, the NAD determined that Coastal, in fact, had the general social endorsement that the likes conveyed, and there was no likelihood that consumers would be misled by Coastal's number of Facebook likes.
Feinstein says he's been writing with the likes of Carole Bayer Sager, Melissa Manchester, and Marilyn and Alan Bergman.
The novel became a hot Hollywood property when it was published by Random House in 1992, drawing interest from the likes of Barbra Streisand, Jodie Foster, and Garth Brooks.
But from another angle, Rattenkonig's figural, representational aspect clarifies the obvious but unhappy kinship of Pop and Minimalism (unhappy, at least, for the likes of Donald Judd and Carl Andre; doubt that Andy would have cared).
After graduating from college, Newman began developing his talents: He joined several summer stock companies, spent a year at Yale Drama School and then attended the New York Actors Studio, the school that taught "Method" acting to the likes of Marlon Brando, James Dean and Marilyn Monroe.
Facebook Inc said on Friday that in order to keep the authenticity and the originality of it page, it has created the automated effort which will crack down the Likes created by the bogus and malware accounts.