like so much


: like something that is
The explanation sounded like so much nonsense.
The house burned like so much paper.

Examples of like so much in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But how those communication coverups would hold up in a real-world environment remained yet to be seen — like so much else. Kelly Wynne, Peoplemag, 19 June 2023 As a result, he feels caught in limbo — like so much about Transnistria, itself literally an in-between place. Nabih Bulos, Los Angeles Times, 1 May 2023 Few will forget her story of Trump literally fighting a member of his Secret Service detail in a black Suburban, or ketchup running down the Oval Office dining room wall like so much fake blood in a B-movie. Ann Hornaday, Washington Post, 12 July 2022 The poem, like so much music and art in the oral tradition, does not have a definitive author. Jon Blistein, Rolling Stone, 22 Oct. 2022 Journalists and investors have suggested that Andreessen Horowitz’s $350 million investment in Flow, valuing it at $1 billion, could soon be vaporized like so much of WeWork’s cash. WIRED, 27 Aug. 2022 However, like so much recent market action it will be regulated to stave off a vicious negative feedback doom loop. Clem Chambers, Forbes, 19 May 2022 What follows is by no means comprehensive, and probably represents a futile exercise in refining and redefining: The horses have left the barn, the ships have sailed from the harbor, the words have already slipped through my fingers like so much semantic sand. Katherine J. Wu, The Atlantic, 8 Oct. 2021 Ness recruits an elite team of law enforcement professionals who won’t be bribed or influenced like so much of the lawmen are in the Windy City. Leah Hall, Country Living, 7 Mar. 2023 See More

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“Like so much.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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