in the same breath

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: the same breath - simultaneously; "she praised and criticized him in the same breath"
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They've had a lot of great big men in this organization, and I either want to be mentioned in the same breath as those big men or be mentioned as better than those big men.
For this reason, mentioning ``The Lion King'' in the same breath as practically any other musical you can name is like comparing apples to watermelons, says Corey Madden, associate artistic director at the Mark Taper Forum.