What does ”go something like” mean?
To "go something like" is a casual way of saying "like the following" or "as follows." We can thus understand that when the speaker says "I read a quote that went something like" to mean "I read a quote that was as follows." Ex: I heard a song recently that went something like, "dog goes woof, cat goes meow." Ex: A: How did the song go? B: The song went something like.
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