a common thread

a common thread
an idea or theme that is similar to others

There's a common thread in most of Berton's stories.

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  • thread — thread1 [θred] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(for sewing)¦ 2¦(ideas)¦ 3 pick up the thread(s) 4¦(internet)¦ 5¦(line)¦ 6¦(on a screw)¦ 7 threads ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; Origin: thrAd] 1.) ¦(FOR SEWING)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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