and the like actually mean and how do I use that in a sentence properly?
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And the Like:
And similar things; et cetera.
I owe some of my initial successes to old friends at Oxford who put me in touch with publishers and the like.
I've spent the entire day sorting and washing baby clothes and the like.
The boot includes hooks for shopping bags and the like and the exterior is enhanced by alloy wheels.
Source: Oxfordonline Dic.
It means "and similar" or according to Dictionary.com "and more of the same".
Idioms & Phrases
and the like
And more of the same, as in John just loves hot dogs, hamburgers, french fries, and the like . [c. 1600]