Are you trying to do something like
select ...
where (lower(UPTEXT) like '%roger%') or (lower(UPTEXT) like '%sam%') or
(lower(UPTEXT) like '%pete%')

Here's where I am going to suggest something I know absolutely nothing
about: regular expressions.
From the 7.2 infocenter
What's new as of October 2014
REGEXP_xxx scalar functions and REGEXP_LIKE predicate for regular
expression handling

There's a regexp_instr and a regexp_substr

Rob Berendt

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