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English definition of “be another/a different kettle of fish”

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be another/a different kettle of fish

to be completely different from something or someone else that has been talked about: Having knowledge is one thing but being able to communicate it to others is another kettle of fish.
Translations of “be another/a different kettle of fish”
in Chinese (Traditional) 截然不同, 完全兩回事…
in Chinese (Simplified) 截然不同, 完全两回事…
(Definition of be another/a different kettle of fish from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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