have a lot in common

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of have a lot in common

:to share interests, beliefs, attitudes, opinions, etc.
  • They have a lot (of things) in common.
  • You're a musician too? I guess we have a lot in common.

Word by Word Definitions

lot play
  1. : an object used as a counter in determining a question by chance

  2. : the use of lots as a means of deciding something

  3. : the resulting choice

  1. : allot, apportion

  2. : to form or divide into lots

  1. : a nephew of Abraham who according to the account in Genesis escaped from the doomed city of Sodom with his wife who turned into a pillar of salt when she looked back

common play
  1. : of or relating to a community at large : public

  2. : known to the community

  3. : belonging to or shared by two or more individuals or things or by all members of a group

  1. : the common people

  2. : a dining hall

  3. : the political group or estate comprising the commoners


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