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(as) (a)like as (two) peas in a pod

Said of two people who are very similar in interests, actions, or appearance. Betty and Jennifer are as alike as two peas in a pod, so it's no wonder people sometimes mistake them for sisters.
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*alike as (two) peas in a pod

very similar. (Compare this with like (two) peas in a pod. *Also: as ~.) These two books are as alike as peas in a pod.
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Great minds think alike.

Prov. Very intelligent people tend to come up with the same ideas at the same time. (Used playfully, to commend someone for expressing the same thing you were thinking of; implies that you are congratulating that person for being as smart as you are. Also Great minds run in the same gutters, a casual and jocular variant.) Jill: Let's ride our bikes to the store instead of walking. Jane: I was just thinking we should do that, too. Jill: Great minds think alike.
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look alike

to appear similar. All these cars look alike these days. The twins look alike and not many people can tell them apart.
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share and share alike

Cliché having or taking equal shares. I kept five and gave the other five to Maryshare and share alike. The two roommates agreed that they would divide expensesshare and share alike.
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share and share alike

Mete out or partake of something equally, as in Mom told the children to share and share alike with their Halloween candy. This term, first recorded about 1566, alluded to the equal apportioning of spoils and soon was broadened to include equal sharing in the costs of a venture and other undertakings or possessions.
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great minds think alike

COMMON People say great minds think alike when they have the same idea as someone else, to show that they think they are both clever. I hear you gave Emma the same present as me — great minds think alike! Note: Sometimes people just say great minds with the same meaning. `I decided to catch the earlier train too.' — `Ah well, great minds!' Note: This expression is often used humorously.
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like two peas in a pod


alike as two peas in a pod

If you say that two people are like two peas in a pod or are alike as two peas in a pod, you mean that they are very similar in appearance or character. She is convinced the men are brothers. She said: `They were like two peas in a pod.' I remember when you brought the twins to be baptized, Laura. Alike as two peas in a pod! Note: People often vary this expression, for example by describing two people as peas from the same pod. The two men are peas from the same pod.
See also: like, pea, pod, two

(as) alike as (two) peas in a pod

phr. very similar. (The peas in a pod are essentially identical.) The twins are as alike as two peas in a pod.
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