fit (into/in) the mold of


: to be like
She does not fit (into/in) the mold of a typical college professor.

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Recent Examples on the Web Ryan Brasier didn’t fit the mold of bullpen savior. Mike Digiovanna, Los Angeles Times, 2 Oct. 2023 Oden fit the mold of a traditional, old-school center, and Durant was the future of the league. Joseph Goodman |, al, 18 Feb. 2022 Penn and Cook fit the mold of UAB’s preferred nose tackles and should line up behind McWilliams in the lineup. Evan Dudley, al, 19 July 2022 The candidates certainly fit the mold of what a successful Republican and Democrat can be in this state. Isaac Chotiner, The New Yorker, 13 Oct. 2022 Fernandez’s biography didn’t fit the mold of the vast majority of the students bound for one of America’s top universities. James Rainey, Los Angeles Times, 14 July 2023 May 26, 2023 CLICK HERE TO READ MORE FROM THE WASHINGTON EXAMINER The Ukrainian statement might fit into the mold of U.S. decisions to declassify intelligence assessments in order to preempt Russian actions. Joel Gehrke, Washington Examiner, 26 May 2023 Both players fit in the mold of what the Orioles desire: high on-base hitters with raw power. Andy Kostka, Baltimore Sun, 23 July 2022 Resist the urge to try to fit the mold of the industry. Nicole Dunn, Forbes, 11 July 2022 See More

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“Fit (into/in) the mold of.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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