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or something (like that)

informal
A2 used to show that what you have just said is only an example or you are not certain about it: She works for a bank or something. Why don't you go to a movie or something?
Translations of “or something (like that)”
in Chinese (Traditional) 諸如此類的,…之類的東西…
in Chinese (Simplified) 诸如此类的,…之类的东西…
(Definition of or something (like that) from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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