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be neither one thing nor the other

to be a ​mixture of two different things, often things that do not ​combine well: I ​prefer a ​book to be either ​fact or ​fiction - this one is neither one thing ​nor the other!
(Definition of be neither one thing nor the other from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be neither one thing nor the other”
in Chinese (Simplified) 是非此非彼的混合物, 既不是此,也不是彼…
in Chinese (Traditional) 是非此非彼的混合物, 既不是此,也不是彼…
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