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    tarred with the same brush

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expression in bold in the following sentence?

    Whole lot of them tarred with the same brush. Dirty crooks, every one of them.

    tarred with the same brush = of the same kidney; all of a piece; birds of a feather; much of muchness

    Thanks for your efforts.



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