have something in common with

have something in common with
have (something) in common (with (someone/something)) to share interests or characteristics.

What these very old objects have in common is that they were all stolen and smuggled out of the country.

What does the new model have in common with earlier versions?

Usage notes: also used in the forms have nothing in common and have a lot in common:

The two women had absolutely nothing in common.

The two men had a lot in common and got along well.


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  • have something in common with something — have something in common (with something) phrase to have the same features as something else This area obviously has a lot in common with other inner city areas. Thesaurus: to be similar to, or the same as, something or someonesynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • have something in common with something — have (something) in common (with (someone/something)) to share interests or characteristics. What these very old objects have in common is that they were all stolen and smuggled out of the country. What does the new model have in common with… …   New idioms dictionary

  • have something in common with someone — have (something) in common (with (someone/something)) to share interests or characteristics. What these very old objects have in common is that they were all stolen and smuggled out of the country. What does the new model have in common with… …   New idioms dictionary

  • have something in common with someone — have something in common (with someone) phrase to have the same interests or opinions as someone else We’ve got such a lot in common. I don’t think they’ve got much in common with their neighbours. Thesaurus: to be similar to, or the same as,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • have something in common with somebody — have sth in common (with sb) idiom (of people) to have the same interests, ideas, etc. as sb else • Tim and I have nothing in common./I have nothing in common with Tim. Main entry: ↑commonidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • have (something) in common — (with (someone/something)) to share interests or characteristics. What these very old objects have in common is that they were all stolen and smuggled out of the country. What does the new model have in common with earlier versions? Usage notes:… …   New idioms dictionary

  • have in common with something — have (something) in common (with (someone/something)) to share interests or characteristics. What these very old objects have in common is that they were all stolen and smuggled out of the country. What does the new model have in common with… …   New idioms dictionary

  • have in common with someone — have (something) in common (with (someone/something)) to share interests or characteristics. What these very old objects have in common is that they were all stolen and smuggled out of the country. What does the new model have in common with… …   New idioms dictionary

  • have in common with — have (something) in common (with (someone/something)) to share interests or characteristics. What these very old objects have in common is that they were all stolen and smuggled out of the country. What does the new model have in common with… …   New idioms dictionary

  • common — com|mon1 [ kamən ] adjective *** ▸ 1 frequent/frequently ▸ 2 used/done etc by group ▸ 3 ordinary ▸ 4 reaching usual standard ▸ 5 of low social class ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) happening frequently or existing in large amounts or numbers: Mergers and… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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