English version

the like of somebody/something

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 equal importance or value This 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
Examples from the Corpus
the like of somebody/somethingIt was a battle the like of which those present had never before witnessed.Stardom beyond the like of the Townsville Theatre Royal was not to be.I would much rather see a return to the carefree approach by the like of Ballesteros and Lyle.Here was a footballer the like of which the Whaddon faithful had never witnessed before.Had never experienced a hunger the 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.
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