cut from the same cloth

Meaning(s)

1. similar in behaviour, background, or characteristics

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those two are cut from the same cloth

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The idiom to be cut from the same cloth means that you have a lot in common with someone else or very similar opinions qualities or backgrounds.

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  1. I don't believe a word Jack and Eric say. They are both cut from the same cloth.
  2. My sister and I are so similar you can tell we are cut from the same cloth.

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  1. Although my business partner and I are not exactly cut from the same cloth, we have each brought different skill sets which have contributed to our venture's success.
  2. I don't think there will be much change when the boss retires. Her successor is cut from the same cloth.

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