Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

cut from the same cloth

cut from the same cloth
Meaning(s)
1) similar in behaviour, background, or characteristics
  • How to MemorizePopularity HighProfessional HighSocial
    • those two are cut from the same cloth
  • Analysis

    The idiom to be cut from the same cloth means that you have a lot in common with someone else or very similar opinions qualities or backgrounds.

  • Social Examples (Advance)
    1. I don't believe a word Jack and Eric say. They are both cut from the same cloth.
    2. My sister and I are so similar you can tell we are cut from the same cloth.
  • Professional Examples (Advance)
    1. Although my business partner and I are not exactly cut from the same cloth, we have each brought different skill sets which have contributed to our venture's success.
    2. I don't think there will be much change when the boss retires. Her successor is cut from the same cloth.
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