great minds think alike

Great minds think alike
If two people have the same thought at the same time, one of them might say "Great minds think alike."

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • Great minds (think alike). — Great minds (think alike). humorous something that you say when someone else has the same idea as you or makes the same suggestion. Why don t we take a walk before dinner? I was just going to say the same thing. Ah, great minds think alike …   New idioms dictionary

  • great minds think alike — humorous phrase used for saying that you are both very clever when you and another person have the same idea Thesaurus: ways of agreeing with someonesynonym Main entry: mind * * * great ˌminds think aˈlike idiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • great minds think alike — Used ironically. Both verb and noun have changed in the course of this proverb’s history, the earliest instance of the present form thus far discovered being quot. 1898. Jump used absolutely in the sense of ‘agree completely’ or ‘coincide’ is now …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • Great Minds think Alike — intelligent people think in a similar way, GMTA (on the Internet) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • great minds think alike — humorous used for saying that you are both very clever when you and another person have the same idea …   English dictionary

  • great — great1 W1S1 [greıt] adj comparative greater superlative greatest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(large)¦ 2¦(excellent)¦ 3¦(important)¦ 4¦(generous)¦ 5¦(extremely skilful)¦ 6¦(big)¦ 7¦(doing something a lot)¦ 8 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • alike — a|like1 [əˈlaık] adj [not before noun] [: Old English; Origin: onlic, from on + lic body ] very similar ▪ My mother and I are alike in many ways. alike 2 alike2 adv 1.) in a similar way ▪ The twins were dressed alike. →great minds think alike …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • great — see a great book is a great evil great minds think alike great oaks from little acorns grow death is the great leveller little strokes fell great oaks little thieves are hanged, but great ones escape …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • think — see think first and speak afterwards think global, act local think twice, cut once evil to him who evil thinks great minds think alike the fat man knoweth not what the lean thinketh …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • alike — 1. adjective all the doors looked alike Syn: similar, (much) the same, indistinguishable, identical, uniform, interchangeable, cut from the same cloth; informal like (two) peas in a pod, like Tweedledum and Tweedledee, much of a muchness Ant:… …   Thesaurus of popular words

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