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in common

in common

 
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common
part of speech: phrase
definition 1: held or used jointly; shared.
I enjoy his company because we have many interests in common.The two women were surprised to discover that they have several friends in common.Although they grew up together, he feels he has nothing in common with his brother anymore.The two properties have a driveway in common.
definition 2: of the same characteristics or properties.
The program that we're developing has very little in common with what our competitors are working on.The professor asked the students to consider what the two novels have in common.