tal para cual
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tal para cual(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (used to indicate that two people are similar)
a. perfect for each other
Mi hermano y su compañero de cuarto son tal para cual; ninguno de los dos sabe limpiar.My brother and his roommate are perfect for each other; neither one knows how to clean.
b. made for each other
Tu prima y mi primo son tal para cual. A los dos les encanta la playa.Your cousin and my cousin are made for each other. They both love the beach.
c. cut from the same cloth
El gobernador y el presidente son tal para cual; los dos son rateros.The governor and the president are cut from the same cloth; they're both crooks.
d. peas in a pod
Ustedes dos son tal para cual. ¡Se la pasan comiendo dulces!You two are peas in a pod. You're always eating sweets!
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
No te engañes. Marcos y Tomás son tal para cual.Don't be fooled. Marcos is just as bad as Tomas.
Los dos prisioneros eran tal para cual.Each of the two prisoners was just as bad as the other.
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