English version

the stamp of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe stamp of somethingthe stamp of somethingCHARACTER OF somethingif something has the stamp of a particular quality, it clearly has that quality The speech bore (=had) the stamp of authority. stamp
Examples from the Corpus
the stamp of somethingIt did not, now, bear the stamp of Duncan on it.His early work, produced between 1930 and 1933, bears the stamp of sectarianism.But the split-the-difference approach has become the stamp of the Clinton White House.He was fond of saying that as a geek I bore the stamp of whomever I had last spoken with.Sometimes the mortar is turned over and tile sound is made by the stamping of several women's feet.Although Artemis seems to have disliked all males, she particularly resisted heroes of the stamp of Hercules and Achilles.Then, slowly at first, but building to an almost military rhythm, the stamp of feet on wooden boards.
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