in common with somebody/something

in common (with someone or something)

Similar to or resembling someone or something; sharing characteristics, interests, opinions, etc. with someone or something. Well, that's one thing we have in common—we both hate asparagus! It's no secret that the two organizations have a lot in common with each other—and a lot of crossover membership.
See also: common, someone

in common with somebody/something

together with somebody/something; similar to somebody/something: The hospital buildings, in common with many others in this country, are sadly out of date.