bear a resemblance to

bear a resemblance to (someone or something)

To share similarities, especially in appearance, with someone or something else. Wow, you really bear a resemblance to your mother! I was about to call you by her name. These two pieces of music certainly bear a resemblance to each other—it's a little suspicious, if you ask me.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

bear a resemblance to someone or something

to have a degree of similarity to someone or something. This wallet bears a strong resemblance to the one I lost last month. Do you think that Wally bears any resemblance to his sister Mary?
See also: bear, resemblance
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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