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Meaning of “tar sb with the same brush” in the English Dictionary

"tar sb with the same brush" in British English

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tar sb with the same brush

to ​think that someone has the same ​badqualities as another ​person: Because they ​worked so ​closely in the same ​department, John was ​tarred with the same ​brush as Tim.
(Definition of tar sb with the same brush from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tar sb with the same brush”
in Chinese (Simplified) 认为(某人与另一人)是一丘之貉…
in Chinese (Traditional) 認為(某人與另一人)是一丘之貉…
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