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Re: "After a fashion"

Posted by R. Berg on April 13, 2002

In Reply to: "After a fashion" posted by Ortin on April 13, 2002

: I get the sense that the phrase "after a fashion" when used to describe a situation, quality, state of being, or whatnot means "to a degree" or "sort of". In other words, a perhaps vague or crude approximation. Is this right?