bear a resemblance

idiom

: to look a lot like someone else
She bore a resemblance to her aunt.

Examples of bear a resemblance in a Sentence

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“Bear a resemblance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bear%20a%20resemblance. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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