mention somebody/something in the same breath
mention (someone or something) in the same breath
To compare two people or things, especially when one is considered to be superior to the other. Please don't mention that traitor in the same breath as George Washington. Gina found it incredibly flattering to be mentioned in the same breath as some of her favorite novelists.
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mention somebody/something in the same ˈbreathcompare a person or thing with another much better person or thing: How can you mention the Beatles and the Spice Girls in the same breath?
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