be like chalk and cheese Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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be like chalk and cheese

UK If two ​people are like chalk and ​cheese, they are ​completely different from each other: My ​brother and I are like chalk and ​cheese.
(Definition of be like chalk and cheese from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be like chalk and cheese”
in Chinese (Simplified) 截然不同, 迥异…
in Turkish birbiriyle taban tabana zıt olmak, farklı olmak…
in Russian не иметь ничего общего…
in Chinese (Traditional) 截然不同, 迥異…
in Polish być jak ogień i woda…
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