or so

adverb
(of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct (Freq. 8)
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lasted approximately an hour

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in just about a minute

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he's about 30 years old

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I've had about all I can stand

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we meet about once a month

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some forty people came

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weighs around a hundred pounds

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roughly $3,000

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holds 3 gallons, more or less

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20 or so people were at the party

Syn:

* * *

I
(after a quantity) approximately

a dozen or so people

II
see or I

* * *

or so — see so, 2
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Main Entry:or
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or so
— used to say that a number, amount, etc., is not exact

We plan to stay a week or so. [=we plan to stay about a week]

Tickets cost $20 or so.

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Main Entry:so

* * *

or so idiom
about

It'll cost €100 or so.

Main entry:oridiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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