Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

in the same vein (as)

in the same veinin the same vein as
1) in a similar way (to something)
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    • be in the same vein as something
  • Analysis
    Something which is in the same vain as something else is related to it in some way or belongs to the same category. This is an expression that is often used in speech to express thoughts that are connected to each other. 
  • Social Examples (Advance)
    1. The team dominated the first half of the match, and the second started in a similar vein, with them scoring another goal just minutes after the restart.
    2. At the dinner party Luke began ranting about politics, and he continued in that vein for another 5 minutes before we managed to change the subject.
  • Professional Examples (Advance)
    1. My predecessor in the role was someone who believed in open dialogue and empowering his staff, and I intend to manage in much the same vein as he did.
    2. If we want to reverse this financial slump, we can't just continue on in the same vein. Something has got to change.
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