be the (very) image of (someone)

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be the (very) image of (someone)

To look exactly like someone else. Wow, you are just the very image of your mother! I was about to call you by her name.
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be the image of somebody/something

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be the living/spitting/very image of somebody/something

be very similar to, or look exactly like somebody/something else: She’s the spitting image of her mother.
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