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    the use of "such as" "and so on", "and the like"

    When citing similar examples, we usually use "such as" "and so on" "and the like"
    My question is: can these expressions be used when we refer to people?
    For example, can I say: Little boys such as my son...
    Many people have written poems about this place--John Smith, Tom Bach and so on..
    Are they correct?

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    Re: the use of "such as" "and so on", "and the like"

    Yes, you can, and yes, they are.

    Rover

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    Re: the use of "such as" "and so on", "and the like"

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Yes, you can, and yes, they are.

    Rover
    Thank Rover for the reply!

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    Re: the use of "such as" "and so on", "and the like"

    Your thanks are appreciated, but you don't need to send them in a separate post or quote our replies back to us.

    We are all happy to accept a simple click on the Like button as your acknowledgement of our help.


    Rover

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