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In a manner similar to:‘she took servants for granted after the fashion of wealthy girls’
in the style of, in the manner of, in imitation of, on the model of, following the pattern of, after the fashion of, along the lines of, on the lines of, influenced byView synonyms
- ‘The trees on the road, always pruned in the fashion of the country, gave almost no shade.’
- ‘She is an eccentric in the fashion of a good many English women who have taken to the East, i.e. a mixture of battiness and extreme practicality.’
- ‘Secondly, the bureaucracy handles its affairs after the fashion of the division of labour in manufacturing.’
- ‘He seems genuinely surprised, much after the fashion of people of goodwill who sit on government blue-ribbon commissions everywhere.’
- ‘The two of us hit the road back to my Uncle's and in the fashion of most of our journeys, we turn to song.’
- ‘One was a huge tomato, styled in the fashion of a ketchup dispenser in a roadside diner.’
- ‘It has been built in the fashion of an authentic Irish pub and is very popular among Clevelanders of all ethnic backgrounds.’
- ‘Modernism in the fashion of James Joyce or Virginia Woolf meant little or nothing to him.’
- ‘At this point, it is clear that contamination must be censored, and the punishment comes in the fashion of another deviation: that of the gaze of the censor.’
- ‘In this way I am giving and kind to you, in the fashion of a demi-god.’
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