From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe like of somebody/somethingthe like of somebody/something (also somebody’s/something’s like)EQUAL formal something similar to someone or a particular person or thing, or of equalimportance or valueThis will be a show the like of which has never been seen before.The man was a genius. We shall not see his like again. →like
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the like of somebody/something• It was a battlethe like of which those present had never before witnessed.• Stardombeyondthe like of the Townsville TheatreRoyal was not to be.• I would much rather see a return to the carefreeapproach by the like of Ballesteros and Lyle.• Here was a footballerthe like of which the Whaddon faithful had never witnessed before.• Had never experienced a hungerthe like of which was eating at her now.• Did you ever see the like of it?• He had never seen the like of it.• This will be a show the like of which has never been seen.