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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 ​electoralsystem to be ​reformed along the ​lines of (= so that it ​becomessimilar to) the one in Germany.
(Definition of along the lines of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “along the lines of sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 类似于,与…近似…
in Chinese (Traditional) 類似於,與…近似…
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