I remember them being everywhere when I was a nipper and a nettle sting was tantamount to being bitten by a dog.
Going on holiday without a school's permission is tantamount to truancy, said the junior education minister.
Dare to criticize any of those folks from within the left and it's tantamount to McCarthyism.
Relegation is unthinkable and would be tantamount to financial melt-down.
The consequences could have been tantamount to a death sentence.
The court held that his action was tantamount to bidding on behalf of the vendor and he classified this as an unlawful act.
When he signed up for the army it was tantamount to an admission that reality had intruded on his dream.
Voting against the directors, he was advised, would be tantamount to declaring war.
An industry source said the step would be tantamount to declaring war on the US airline industry.
Service in the armed forces can be risky, but it is not tantamount to a death sentence.