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(as) (a)like as (two) peas in a pod
Said of two people who are very similar in interests, actions, or appearance. Betty and Jennifer are as alike as two peas in a pod, so it's no wonder people sometimes mistake them for sisters.
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*alike as (two) peas in a pod
very similar. (Compare this with like (two) peas in a pod. *Also: as ~.) These two books are as alike as peas in a pod.
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like as two peas in a pod
Very similar, bearing a close resemblance. For example, They're not even sisters, but they're like as two peas in a pod. This expression alludes to the seeds contained in a pea pod, which do indeed look very much alike. [Late 1500s]
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as alike/like as (two) ˈpeas in a pod(informal) very similar in appearance: I had never met his brother before but I recognized him immediately because they’re as alike as two peas in a pod. OPPOSITE: (like) chalk and cheese
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alike as two peas in a podverb
as alike as peas in a podverb
(as) alike as (two) peas in a pod
phr. very similar. (The peas in a pod are essentially identical.) The twins are as alike as two peas in a pod.
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