to tar with the same brush
does "tar with the same brush" mean "to generalise" ??......
can i say "you can't tar everyone with the same brush"
are there any other similar idioms or expressions
thank you in advance
Re: to tar with the same brush
Source:tar - Idioms - by the Free Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.
tar somebody with the same brush
to believe wrongly that someone or something has the same bad qualities as someone or something that is similar (usually passive)
I admit that some football supporters do cause trouble but it's not fair that we're all being tarred with the same brush.
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