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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.
See also: like, pea, pod

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.
See also: like, pea, pod

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
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Children aged [less than or equal to] 5 years represented 454 (94%) of 481 pod exposures and 414 (81%) of 511 nonpod laundry detergent exposures.
It is such a unique opportunity to be able to have a pod on the ECHO wheel exclusively for 24 hours.
Pod taxis are seen as the ultimate solution to beat the perennial traffic jam that Gurgaon faces due to presence of a large number of vehicles on its roads.
The espresso was as good as the Nespresso, with cheap pods which you can get in supermarkets.
Table 3), maximum mass reached prior to laying the 2nd egg pod (Max mass bf.
bracteata, appears to be a greater attraction and subsequent pod infestation by A.
The temporal distribution of flower or pod production was sensitive to planting date (Constable and Ross, 1988) and varied among years (Saitoh et al.
Work, rest or play inside pod furniture, called the Oculas, which will be featured in Disney's 2005 movie "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
During the 1990s, the average number of vessels clustering around a pod of whales increased roughly fivefold, and it now averages about 22.
The US Air Force (USAF) may view the Sniper XR as its targeting pod of the future, but it has purchased more Litening IIs to quickly improve the targeting ability of existing fighter aircraft.
Digital information can be easily updated and customized, making POD ideal for manuals, instruction booklets, multi-language documents, and personalized promotional material.
Williams and Atwell had argued that participation in the pod was voluntary, but the court found this to be irrelevant.