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be like two peas in a pod

To be very similar, typically in interests, dispositions, or beliefs. Those kids have the same wacky sense of humor—they're truly like two peas in a pod. They're like two peas in a pod, of course they're married!
See also: like, pea, pod, two

(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.
See also: pea, pod

two peas in a pod

Two people who are very similar, typically in interests, dispositions, or beliefs. Those kids have the same wacky sense of humor—they're truly like two peas in a pod. They're like two peas in a pod, of course they're married!
See also: pea, pod, two

like (two) peas in a pod

Said of two people who are very similar in interests, actions, or appearance. Betty and Jennifer are like two peas in a pod, so it's no wonder people sometimes mistake them for sisters.
See also: like, pea, pod

granny pod

A small house on one's property, separate from the main house, that serves as a permanent home for one's aging parents. Also called a "granny pad." With this granny pod, I get to see my family all the time, while still having a place of my own that is easy to maintain. Just don't call me "Granny"!
See also: granny, pod

*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.
See also: alike, pea, pod

like (two) peas in a pod

Cliché very close or intimate. (Compare this with as alike as (two) peas in a pod.) Yes, they're close. Like two peas in a pod. They're always together. Like 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]
See also: like, pea, pod, two

like two peas in a pod

or

alike as two peas in a pod

If you say that two people are like two peas in a pod or are alike as two peas in a pod, you mean that they are very similar in appearance or character. She is convinced the men are brothers. She said: `They were like two peas in a pod.' I remember when you brought the twins to be baptized, Laura. Alike as two peas in a pod! Note: People often vary this expression, for example by describing two people as peas from the same pod. The two men are peas from the same pod.
See also: like, pea, pod, two

like peas (or like as two peas) in a pod

so similar as to be indistinguishable or nearly so.
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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
See also: alike, like, pea, pod

(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.
See also: alike, pea, pod, two

as alike as peas in a pod

verb
See also: alike, pea, pod

alike as two peas in a pod

verb
See also: alike, pea, pod, two

alike as peas in a pod

verb
See also: alike, pea, pod

like/as two peas in a pod

Closely resembling each other. The similarity of peas in a single pod was observed by the ancients, and the transfer to other close resemblances took place by the sixteenth century. It has been repeated ever since.
See also: like, pea, pod, two
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San Francisco, CA, September 02, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Under the new brand, the company name has been shortened to Pod Group, and the divisions renamed PodM2M, and Pod Solutions, in line with the Group brand.
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The sampling of pods for biochemical estimation of total phenols and flavonoids was done at 115 days after sowing of the crop when the damage due to different species of pod borers was at peak level.
The new autonomous pods will be available in two, four and eight-seat varieties.
TA T RTART N ARMY our pod will be with Scotland fans at Ibrox tomorrow
Average diameters of growth with respect to the media used for pod husks samples after 72 h of incubation (Fig.
A 10% increase in the average number of persons waiting in line outside a POD was associated with an increase in throughput of 3 patients per hour (SE 6.88; p < 0.01).
The pods, described as an emergency space for rough sleepers, were manufactured by charity group Amazing Grace Spaces and the prototypes were showcased in Newport in October 2018.
The new Juul pods are available in an 18mg/ml strength and a new 9mg/ml strength across an "adult oriented-flavour range".
Prior information notice without call for competition: Swansea council marina floating pontoon shower-toilet pod and accommodation pods
Neil Bibby MSP has quizzed Renfrewshire Council leader Iain Nicolson and Glasgow City Council leader Susan Aitken on how the pod system will work.
A pod coffee machine, which also includes the likes of Magimix's Nespresso; Nescafe's Eclipse, Bosch's Tassimo and Lavazza's Fantasia, is seen as an increasingly popular option for coffee lovers who like the ease of just popping in a pod and receiving a quality cup of coffee.