cut from the same cloth


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cut from the same cloth

Very similar in characteristics or behaviors. I hate the snow, but my kids just love it—they are definitely cut from the same cloth. Julia and her mother are cut from the same cloth, as they are both so kind and sweet.
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cut from the same cloth

 and made from the same mold
Fig. sharing a lot of similarities; seeming to have been created, reared, or fashioned in the same way. She and her brother are cut from the same cloth. They both tell lies all the time. Father and son are made from the same mold and even sound alike on the telephone.
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be cut from the same cloth

mainly BRITISH
If two or more people are cut from the same cloth, they are very similar in their character, attitudes, or behaviour. It's often said that London critics are all cut from the same cloth: that they are white, male, middle-aged and middle-class. Note: You can say that people are cut from a different cloth, meaning they are very different. His brother was cut from an altogether different cloth.
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cut from the same cloth

of the same nature.
1999 Washington Post The last thing a franchise needs is for the two most important men at the top to be cut from the same cloth.
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be ˌcut from the same ˈcloth

be very similar in character, quality, experience, etc: Don’t assume all the women in our family are cut from the same cloth.
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cut from the same cloth

Similar or the same.
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Ed is cut from the same cloth. He has a steely determination to do what's right - no flash Harry, just a decent guy.
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Jonathan Woodgate and Rhys Williams are cut from the same cloth. They are continental strolling centre backs.
Stating that Moyes is cut from the same cloth as Ferguson, Edwards said that he believes that Moyes also has the same gift of longevity, which will take United to another, higher level.
But now the market is settled and I'm happy with Moyes because I believe he is cut from the same cloth as Ferguson.
And maybe that's not entirely fair - Smith being the high priestess of this sort of thing, after all - but they're definitely cut from the same cloth. Still, Mase's recent album, "Speak," and her previous one, "A Brief Night Out," very much stand on their own.
Albion chairman Jeremy Peace drives a hard bargain, but he will be well aware that Pannu is cut from the same cloth. Pannu reacted with fury when McLeish resigned and demanded pounds 5.4m in compensation, based mainly on the remaining years of his contract.
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Speaking by phone from the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah (where he was premiering his made-for-TV version of A Raisin in the Sun, starring Phylicia Rashad, Sean Combs and Audra McDonald), Leon says the choices are meant to make all 10 plays look "as if they're cut from the same cloth. I'm interested in each play talking to other plays." Leon is himself directing The Piano Lesson, Gem of the Ocean and Fences, and he's assembled seven other directors--"seven guitars," he quips, "who have had personal connections to August." They join a core company of 25 actors, all longtime Wilson veterans, each of whom will portray at least two parts.