American Idioms and Expressions

Cast In The Same Mold Idiom

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cast in the same mold
What does cast in the same mold mean?
to be very similarThe two sisters were cast in the same mold and were almost identical.
cast in the same mold
What does cast in the same mold mean?
to be very similar The two sisters were cast in the same mold and were almost identical.


Some Random Idioms
take on the look/appearance of (something)
What does "take on the look/appearance of (something)" mean?
to begin to have the look of somethingMy friend has begun to take on the look of a university professor although he has only been working at the university for a short time.
belt (something) out or belt out (something)
What does "belt (something) out or belt out (something)" mean?
to sing or play a song with lots of energy The man stood up and belted out several songs.

cry over spilt milk
What does "cry over spilt milk" mean?
to cry or complain about something that has already happened"Don`t cry over spilt milk. You can never change the past."
Nip at the bit
What does "Nip at the bit" mean?
If someone is nipping at the bit, they are anxious to get something done and don't want to wait.
Hold the torch
What does "Hold the torch" mean?
If you hold the torch for someone, you have an unrequited or unspoken love.
as poor as a church mouse
What does "as poor as a church mouse" mean?
very poorThe young mother is as poor as a church mouse and she has little money to feed her family.
need (something) like (one needs) a hole in the head
What does "need (something) like (one needs) a hole in the head" mean?
to not need something at allMy friend needs a new computer like he needs a hole in the head.
close one's eyes to (something)
What does "close one's eyes to (something)" mean?
to ignore something The teacher closed her eyes to the misbehavior of the students.

No use to man or beast
What does "No use to man or beast" mean?
If something or someone is no use to man or beast, they it or they are utterly useless.
crack
What does "crack" mean?
joke; bad joke

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