English version

by way of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishby way of somethingby way of somethinga) INSTEADBE (also in the way of something) as a form or means of something I’d like to say something by way of introduction.little in the way of something (also not much/enough in the way of something) (=not much of something) The town has little in the way of leisure facilities. b) WAY/ROUTEif you travel by way of a place, you go through it syn via We went by way of London. way
Examples from the Corpus
little in the way of somethingHe had little in the way of an offering.It may be considered that there is little in the way of information skills worksheets or programmes at Milne's High School.Such bodies surely need little in the way of encouragement before making full and frank disclosure.The slickly produced pamphlet listed numerous general goals but offered little in the way of specifics and has been roundly criticized.Unlike the Victoria Press, the Caledonian produced little in the way of books.Sophie dear, you do manage to look so very striking with so little in the way of decoration!Seizures are only temporary, with little in the way of problems between them.With little in the way of grass or forests or wetlands to hold it back, runoff during the storms is extreme.
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