cut from the same cloth

idiom

: very similar to each other
Our mothers were cut from the same cloth.
The country's new president is cut from the same cloth as his predecessor.

Examples of cut from the same cloth in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Like all offensive line coaches are like cut from the same cloth. Mike Kaye, Charlotte Observer, 21 May 2024 But Healy’s not the only one who gets a shout out on track 2, a melodramatic ode to a guy who, for better or worse, is cut from the same cloth as her. Shannon Carlin, TIME, 19 Apr. 2024 Phoebe and Melody are cut from the same cloth in a lot of ways. Brian Davids, The Hollywood Reporter, 5 Apr. 2024 Calhoun, who previously worked at the Blackstone Group, Nielsen and GE, was cut from the same cloth as Jim McNerney, who ran Boeing as CEO from 2005-2015, a tumultuous era marked by strained labor relations and cost-cutting. Allison Morrow, CNN, 14 Mar. 2024 Affleck's most notable appearance is as Rex Stone, a cable news pundit cut from the same cloth of presenters as Bill O'Reilly, Lawrence O'Donnell, and Brian Williams. Maureen Lee Lenker, EW.com, 16 Feb. 2024 The leading bands of Detroit counterculture were cut from the same cloth. Brian McCollum, Detroit Free Press, 26 Jan. 2024 Medrano and Brightman recently spoke about how horror and musical theater are cut from the same cloth, whether or not hell even exists and other topics on the entertainment-existentialist spectrum. Erik Piepenburg, Los Angeles Times, 19 Jan. 2024 These are my people, these cities get me, were cut from the same cloth. Holly Alvarado, San Diego Union-Tribune, 1 Dec. 2023

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“Cut from the same cloth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cut%20from%20the%20same%20cloth. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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