such as

idiom

1
used to introduce an example or series of examples
You will need some form of identification, such as a driver's license.
"I have my reasons for not wanting to go." "Such as?"
2
: of the specified kind
In cases such as this (one), it's best to be cautious.
Questions such as the one you've asked are difficult to answer.

Examples of such as in a Sentence

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“Such as.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/such%20as. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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