bear a resemblance to

bear a resemblance to (someone/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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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?
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LOOK-ALIKES SOUGHT: NBC will hold an open casting call Tuesday for three young performers who bear a resemblance to John Ritter, Suzanne Somers and Joyce DeWitt as they appeared in the 1970s sitcom ``Three's Company.