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English definition of “along the lines of sth”

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along the lines of sth

( also along those lines)
C2 similar in type: I was thinking of doing a meal along the lines of that dinner I did for Annie and Dave. They're campaigning for the electoral system to be reformed along the lines of (= so that it becomes similar to) the one in Germany.
Translations of “along the lines of sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 類似於,與…近似…
in Chinese (Simplified) 类似于,与…近似…
(Definition of along the lines of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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