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Qualities - Similarity & Dissimilarity

Dive into English proverbs that depict similarity and dissimilarity, like "all that glitters is not gold" and "all cats are gray in the dark".

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a thief knows a thief, as a wolf knows a wolf

used to imply that people who have experience in criminal activities have a certain level of understanding and familiarity with the behavior and tactics of other criminals

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East is East, (and) West is West

used to suggest that there are certain inherent differences between two things or groups of people that cannot be overcome or reconciled

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all cats are gray in the dark

used to suggest that when we lack knowledge or understanding about a particular subject, it can be hard to discern the differences between similar things or people

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like mother, like daughter

used to imply that daughters often share similar qualities, traits, or behaviors with their mothers, either as a result of genetics, upbringing, or cultural influence

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all that glitters is not gold

used to suggest that appearances can be deceiving, and that it is important to look beyond surface-level qualities to assess true value or worth

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every light is not the sun

used to highlight the notion that things or people may appear similar but they may not possess the same qualities

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like father, like son

used to say that a son's behavior or qualities are similar to those of his father

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