along the lines

along the lines
along the lines (of)
in conformity with

a highway patrol organized along the lines of the New Jersey State Police


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • along the lines of — In a (specified) manner or direction ● line …   Useful english dictionary

  • along the lines of — preposition Similar to, but not exactly equal. I was thinking along the lines of writing to the local paper, to see if we can get some reaction …   Wiktionary

  • along the lines — adverb In a general direction or manner. I was thinking along the lines of a vegetable garden, but I could be persuaded to include some perennials …   Wiktionary

  • along the lines of something — along the lines of (something) similar in type. I can t remember exactly what words he used but it was something along those lines. I was thinking of doing a dinner party along the lines of that meal I cooked for Annie and Dave …   New idioms dictionary

  • along similar lines — along similar/different/etc lines phrase in a similar different etc way We are all working along similar lines. along the lines of (=similar to): Vienna and Berlin were modernist cities, almost along the lines of Chicago …   Useful english dictionary

  • along different lines — along similar/different/etc lines phrase in a similar different etc way We are all working along similar lines. along the lines of (=similar to): Vienna and Berlin were modernist cities, almost along the lines of Chicago …   Useful english dictionary

  • along (the) … lines — …   Useful english dictionary

  • along those lines — similar, on the same topic, in that vein    He wants a job in health care or nursing, along those lines …   English idioms

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