et cetera, et cetera 英文人行道
Notes of a word-watcher, Hanching Chung. A first port of call for English learning.
bear comparison or stand comparison
Naguib Mahfouz wrote with wry wit about the bruising, raucous, chaotic anthill of Cairo. The Egyptian novelist who bore comparison with Balzac and Dickens was born on this day in 1911
Naguib Mahfouz: wit, satirist and perfect gentleman
Naguib Mahfouz, a great Egyptian writer, was born on December 11th, 1911
to be sufficiently similar in class or range to be compared with (something else), esp favourably