have something in common

have (something) in common (with someone or something)

To share characteristics, interests, opinions, etc. with someone or something. Well, we have one thing in common: we both hate asparagus! The car has a lot in common with the more expensive model, but it does not have an advanced audio system.
See also: common, have, someone
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have something in ˈcommon (with somebody/something)

have the same interests, characteristics or experience as somebody: Come and meet my sister. I’m sure you two have got a lot in common.I have nothing in common with Mark, so I find it quite difficult to talk to him.
See also: common, have, something
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Apparently these young men did have something in common after all; they'd all been misled.
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