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be a dead ringer for

To bear a strong resemblance to someone or something else. People sometimes ask Susie for her autograph because she is a dead ringer for Kate Winslet.
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Maybe you get stopped on the street for autographs or have been told you are a dead ringer for one of the players set to show off their skills in Portugal.
Perhaps you are a dead ringer for Sven or even have a face as scary as referee Collina.