the likes of the likes of

Definition(s):

  • (n) a similar kind

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The President concludes his nine-day tour of the Middle East, taking in the likes of Israel, Saudi Arabia and Egypt along the way.
  2. Plenty of photographers can get shots of the likes of Roger Federer winning tennis matches.
  3. We may accept that we are descended from apes, but it takes the likes of De Waal to remind us that we haven't traveled that far.

News

  1. UDM's Doug Anderson among six small forwards at Pistons' workout

    Anderson went against the likes of Solomon Hill of Arizona, Brandon Paul of Illinois, D.J. Stephens of Memphis, Will Clyburn of Iowa State and Carick Felix of Arizona State at the Pistons workout.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

  2. Eight Trends In Private Jet Travel

    October 7th marks the 50th anniversary of the Learjet, for many the quintessential symbol of flying privately. Today the worldwide fleet of private aircraft is diverse ranging from the likes of the twin turboprop Beechcraft King Air and Embraer Phenom 100 to specially outfitted Boeing 747-400s that would normally carry over 400 passengers for commercial use. All together, including helicopters ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Forbes

  3. Mido announces retirement

    The former Egypt forward, who had spells with the likes of Tottenham and Ajax, confirmed on Twitter that he will call it a day 14 years after making his debut.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Goal.com via Yahoo! Sports

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