à la

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Preposition[change]

Preposition
à la

  1. à la refers to being according to, or in the style of something.
    I hadn't cooked tomatoes à la crème in a long time.
    He read a short poem he'd written à la E. E. Cummings.

Usage[change]

  • This is usually considered to be a foreign word (French) and is often written in italics to indicate this:
    I hadn't cooked tomatoes à la crème in a long time.