English version

a/some semblance of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisha/some semblance of somethinga/some semblance of somethingLIKE/SIMILARa situation, condition etc that is close to or similar to a particular one, usually a good one She was trying to get her thoughts back into some semblance of order. After the war, life returned to a semblance of normality. semblance
Examples from the Corpus
a/some semblance of somethingLife went back to a semblance of normalcy.Comfortable sofas and armchairs should be grouped to allow a semblance of privacy for each couple or party.Huge fans in the basement of Bio2 pushed the air around for some semblance of wind, but it hardly moved pollen.Old Chao puckered his face into a semblance of pain.Slowly, a semblance of normal life is returning to Topo.The ever changing acceleration charges it with energy; a semblance of life that is discussed in Chapter 14.The main office gradually returned to a semblance of normality.There will be just enough time for some semblance of the democratic process within the party to operate.And so it went on: a series of intrinsically meaningless turns that gained a semblance of significance through weekly repetition.
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