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to be the spitting image of sb

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  • The Spitting Image — The Spitting is a 1998 book by sociologist Jerry Lembcke. The book argues that the common claim that American soldiers were spat upon and insulted by anti war protesters upon returning home from the Vietnam War is an urban legend intended to… …   Wikipedia

  • the spitting image — one who looks like someone, a dead ringer    Patty is the spitting image of her mother same face, same hair …   English idioms

  • the spitting image of — informal the exact double of. → spitting image …   English new terms dictionary

  • (be) the spitting image of somebody — be the spitting image of sb idiom to look exactly like sb else • She s the spitting image of her mother. Main entry: ↑spitting imageidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • be the spitting image of someone — be the spitting image of (someone) to look very much the same as someone else. He s the spitting image of his father …   New idioms dictionary

  • be the spitting image of — (someone) to look very much the same as someone else. He s the spitting image of his father …   New idioms dictionary

  • be the spitting image of — ► be the spitting image of (or be the spit of) informal look exactly like. [ORIGIN: originally as the spit of or the spit and image of: perhaps from the idea of a person apparently being formed from the spit of another, so great is the similarity …   English terms dictionary

  • is the spitting image of — bears a striking resemblance to …   English contemporary dictionary

  • spitting\ image — • spitting image • spit and image noun informal An exact likeness; a duplicate. John is the spitting image of his grandfather. That vase is the spitting image of one I wanted to buy in Boston. Compare: like father, like son …   Словарь американских идиом

  • spitting image — If a person is the spitting image of somebody, they look exactly alike.( Spit and image is also used and some suggest it is a hasty pronunciation of spirit & image , to suggest that someone completely resembles someone else. Example: He s the… …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • spitting image — n be the spitting image of sb to look exactly like someone else …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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