such-and-such

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such and such

or such-and-such  (sŭch′ən-sŭch′)
adj.
Not specified; unnamed or undetermined: They agreed to meet at such and such an hour.
pron.
Something unspecified or undetermined.
Translations

such-and-such

[ˈsʌtʃənsʌtʃ] ADJtal o cual
she lives in such-and-such a streetvive en tal o cual calle
on such-and-such a day in Maya tantos de mayo
he wanted the report completed by such-and-such a datequería el informe terminado en tal o cual fecha

such-and-such

(inf)
adj such-and-such a time/towndie und die Zeit/Stadt
nSoundso nt

such-and-such

[ˈsʌtʃənˌsʌtʃ]
1. adjtale
they live in such-and-such street → abitano nella tale strada
2. n Mr such-and-suchil signor tal dei tali

such

(satʃ) adjective
1. of the same kind as that already mentioned or being mentioned. Animals that gnaw, such as mice, rats, rabbits and weasels are called rodents; He came from Bradford or some such place; She asked to see Mr Johnson but was told there was no such person there; I've seen several such buildings; I've never done such a thing before; doctors, dentists and such people.
2. of the great degree already mentioned or being mentioned. If you had telephoned her, she wouldn't have got into such a state of anxiety; She never used to get such bad headaches (as she does now).
3. of the great degree, or the kind, to have a particular result. He shut the window with such force that the glass broke; She's such a good teacher that the headmaster asked her not to leave; Their problems are such as to make it impossible for them to live together any more.
4. used for emphasis. This is such a shock! They have been such good friends to me!
pronoun
such a person or thing, or such persons or things. I have only a few photographs, but can show you such as I have; This isn't a good book as such (= as a book) but it has interesting pictures.
ˈsuchlike adjective, pronoun
(things) of the same kind. I don't like books about love, romance and suchlike (things).
ˈsuch-and-such adjective, pronoun
used to refer to some unnamed person or thing. Let's suppose that you go into such-and-such a shop and ask for such-and-such.
such as it is
though it scarcely deserves the name. You can borrow our lawn mower, such as it is.