a la
preposition see à la

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • a la — {prep.} In the same way as; like. * /Billy played ball like a champion today, a la the professional ball players./ * /Joe wanted to shoot an apple off my head a la William Tell./ (From French a la , in the manner of.) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • a la — {prep.} In the same way as; like. * /Billy played ball like a champion today, a la the professional ball players./ * /Joe wanted to shoot an apple off my head a la William Tell./ (From French a la , in the manner of.) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • à la — also a la preposition Etymology: French à la Date: 1589 in the manner of …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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