One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1The same or very similar.‘she and her sister were two of a kind’
- ‘I myself had doubts at first until I went further in and found clothes that are two of a kind.’
- ‘Lizzie, can't you tell, we're two of a kind.’
- ‘We're two of a kind, we have a history and we're gonna have a future.’
- ‘When I opened my eyes there she was - April from work, with her face up against mine telling me how we were two of a kind, and how we needed to do something about that, her and me.’
- ‘In these tumultuous years, the only constants are Rhett Butler, who sees through all Scarlett's pretenses to recognize that they are two of a kind, and Tara, which Scarlett comes to love as herself.’
- ‘You're two of a kind - genetically designed to get into trouble - and all we bystanders can do is pick up the pieces and try to stick them back together again afterward.’
- 1.1 (of cards) having the same face value but of a different suit.
- ‘Also once you have made your meld you can then play sets of 3 of a kind.’
- ‘Since the front hand has only 3 cards, only three hand types are possible: three of a kind; one pair; high card.’
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