shades of something

shades of something
shades of (someone/something) this suggests memories of another person or thing.

The president's behavior suggests he has something to hide — shades of the Watergate scandal.

Etymology: based on the meaning of shade (= spirit of a dead person) used esp. in literature

New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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