chalk and cheese

Chalk and cheese
Things, or people, that are like chalk and cheese are very different and have nothing in common.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • chalk and cheese — phrase used for saying that two people or things are completely different from each other Even though they’re twins, their personalities are chalk and cheese. Thesaurus: different and differentlysynonym Main entry: chalk * * * chalk and cheese,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • chalk and cheese —    Things, or people, that are like chalk and cheese are very different and have nothing in common.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    Two people who are like chalk and cheese are completely different from each other.     I m surprised they… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • chalk and cheese — used for saying that two people or things are completely different from each other Even though they re twins, their personalities are chalk and cheese …   English dictionary

  • be like chalk and cheese — be (like) chalk and cheese British & Australian, British & Australian if two people are like chalk and cheese, they are completely different from each other. I don t have anything in common with my brother. We re like chalk and cheese …   New idioms dictionary

  • be chalk and cheese — be (like) chalk and cheese British & Australian, British & Australian if two people are like chalk and cheese, they are completely different from each other. I don t have anything in common with my brother. We re like chalk and cheese …   New idioms dictionary

  • as different as chalk and cheese — ► as different as chalk and cheese Brit. fundamentally different. Main Entry: ↑chalk …   English terms dictionary

  • as chalk and cheese — as like (or as different) as chalk and cheese Completely unalike • • • Main Entry: ↑chalk …   Useful english dictionary

  • as different as chalk and cheese — as different as (or like) chalk and cheese Brit. fundamentally different or incompatible …   Useful english dictionary

  • different as chalk and cheese — adjective Two things which are different, particularly two things that are superficially alike but very different in substance. And thus ful ofte chalk for cheese he changeth with ful littel cost Syn: apples and oranges …   Wiktionary

  • as different as chalk and cheese — Brit. fundamentally different or incompatible. → chalk …   English new terms dictionary

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