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common thread

An idea or theme that is consistently present in several different areas or things. What is the common thread in these three novels?
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common thread (to all this)

Fig. a similar idea or pattern to a series of events. All of these incidents are related. There is a common thread to all this.
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"You can imagine, Watson, with what eagerness I listened to this extraordinary sequence of events, and endeavored to piece them together, and to devise some common thread upon which they might all hang.
A recent evaluation of Common Thread's Small Bites program during the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior meeting in Washington, DC, showed that it significantly increased the number of students who answered nutrition knowledge questions correctly, who eat a variety of vegetables at least once daily and who show their families how to cook at home, according to the news release.
Such is the case in the partnership forged between lifestyle concept store Common Thread that curates and introduces many local and international brands, and renowned paper experts Printsonalities, who have come together for the benefit of MovEd - a non-profit organization that advocates to bring access to early childhood care and education programs in underserved communities around the country.
Nathan Deal, in conjunction with the Governors Office of Student Achievement, today released One Common Thread, the 18th installment of the Real Teachers Real Voices campaign.
Summary: The Nepali language has acted as a common thread connecting people of various tribal origins in the Darjeeling hills
The Company recently hired Common Thread Collective (CTC) to handle their e-commerce and online sales.
The continent is currently facing several momentous changes that will define its future -- changes that come with a wealth of uncertainties and questions but a common thread.
The continent is currently facing several momentous changes that will define its future--changes that come with a wealth of uncertainties and questions but a common thread.
"The common thread (to his previous failures) is, I believe, more on the greens than anything," said the world No.5, who has five putting greens of varying types at his home in San Diego.
Katara Art Centre (KAC) is collaborating with Qatar's only pop-up boutique, Common Thread, for an exclusive trunk show, opening on Thursday May 3 at 7pm at Katara Cultural Village.
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The common thread, then, that ties it all close--indeed, the common thread that unites all of Hoang's varied books--is that of family, and to what extent that social unit both defines and defies us.
The building, owned by Buccleuch Estates and leased by care organisation Common Thread, immediately went up in flames.
We identified a common thread in these problems, which is the excessive individualism in our culture.'
Branding sessions uncovered the one common thread among employees was their shared values, which could be expressed with the words: Integrity, Commitment, Excellence, Teamwork, Energy and Ability.