like as two peas in a pod

Very similar, bearing a close resemblance. For example, They're not even sisters, but they're like as two peas in a pod. This expression alludes to the seeds contained in a pea pod, which do indeed look very much alike. [Late 1500s]


Nearby words

  1. like a lamb to the slaughter,
  2. like a shot,
  3. like a ton of bricks,
  4. like anything,
  5. like as not,
  6. like clockwork,
  7. like crazy,
  8. like death warmed over,
  9. like father, like son,
  10. like fun

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