the like

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Noun1.the like - a similar kind; "dogs, foxes, and the like", "we don't want the likes of you around here"
kind, sort, form, variety - a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality; "sculpture is a form of art"; "what kinds of desserts are there?"
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According to the Daily Mail, celebrities, organizations and brands all vie for fans to show their support by clicking the Like button on Facebook.
This might mean that the teachers in the Plus-courses could improve their efficacy if they would teach more situation specificly, be more adaptive to the students' needs (which may differ from student to student), and the like.
An interesting new breed was that of "close-but-still-legal" brands aimed at promoting tobacco products through supposedly innocent lines of goods and services -- Marlboro Classics, Peter Stuyvesant Travel and the like.