like as not
Also, as like as not; as likely as not. In all probability, with an even chance, as in Like as not it'll rain by afternoon, or Likely as not the governor will run for a second term. In the first two terms, like is short for likely in the sense of “probably,” that is, “It is as likely as it is not likely.” [Late 1800s]
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So I just patted him kind-like on the shoulder and sat down.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
“Gently rolling hills” roll not-so-gently under my tires, but the English countryside scenery is soporific.
Where these laser-like missiles are falling out of the sky onto a city and you have to stop each of them from hitting the targets?Coffee Talk with Ethan Hawke: On ‘Boyhood,’ Jennifer Lawrence, and Bill Clinton’s Urinal Exchange|Marlow Stern|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It got so bad, that the school resorted to “Groupon-like services” to fill seats.Is Any College Football Coach Worth $60 Million? Jim Harbaugh Is|Jesse Lawrence|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Though not in production yet, the high-end heels will be sold through a Tesla-like model.
May looked along at the dimpled grace, And then at the saint-like, fair old face, “How funny!”
His strong legs and his broad, spade-like feet helped to make him a fine swimmer.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
The wave-like movement of these animals is particularly graceful and cleverly done.
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
These dreamy, Madonna-like beauties are the result of the most severe and protracted study.