Two Peas in a Pod, like

Also:

(to be) two peas in a pod
like as two peas in a pod
alike as two peas in a pod

Meaning of the Idiom ‘Like Two Peas in a Pod’

When two people are like two peas in a pod they are very similar to one another and have a close resemblance. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.,2Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth M. The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms. Ware: Wordsworth, 1995.

Examples Of Use

This idiom is used with the preposition like or the verb to be. For example:

“Jane and Mary are like two peas in a pod.”
“Jane a Mary are two peas in a pod.”

Both variations carry the same meaning.

The other variations above are less common.

two peas in a pod idiom meaning and origin

Origin

Used since the late 1500’s, this idiom alludes to the seeds inside a pea pod, which look very much like on another.

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Sources   [ + ]

1. Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.
2. Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth M. The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms. Ware: Wordsworth, 1995.