Definition of along the lines of in English:

along the lines of

Translate along the lines of into Spanish

phrase

(also along —— lines)
  • In a similar way to or of a similar kind as.

    ‘he suggests we set up an impartial body along the lines of the Federal Reserve Board’
    • ‘a charming love story along the lines of Four Weddings and a Funeral’
    • ‘any suggestion along those lines would be resisted vigorously’
    • ‘there are numerous other examples along similar lines’
    • ‘Community Beat Managers offer a different style of policing, along the lines of the old style community bobby.’
    • ‘We need to be willing to engage in national exercises for disaster contingency, along the lines of the office fire drill.’
    • ‘Anyway, the text said something along the lines of ‘send me an email, it will be easier’.’
    • ‘The houses are along the lines of the Weavers Cottages so as to tone in with the appearance of that part of the street.’
    • ‘When I mentioned this to Alison, she said something along the lines of, Come off it, it's only a book.’
    • ‘I also tried to add to a very old routine to make an all new one with something based along the lines of this.’
    • ‘What they want is compensation, along the lines of that given to farmers.’
    • ‘The church was deliberately designed along the lines of a shopping mall.’
    • ‘If history has a guiding principle, it should be something along the lines of having a sense of proportion.’
    • ‘Could a water taxi system along the lines of a park and ride scheme be incorporated at the southern edge of the town?’