Cut from the same cloth




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Cut from the same cloth : Phrases



Meaning:

To be similar, usually in terms of behavior.


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Origin:

If you're making a suit, the jacket and trousers should be cut from the same piece of cloth to ensure a perfect match, since there may be differences in color, weave etc. between batches of fabric. Only if the whole suite is cut from the same piece of cloth can we be sure of the match.























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