be poles apart

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be poles apart

To be very different in behavior or views; to be in opposition. Unfortunately, the two sides are still poles apart in their negotiations. My sister and I are very close now, but we were poles apart growing up and fought all the time.
See also: apart, pole

be poles apart

if two people or things are poles apart, they are complete opposites My sister and I are poles apart in personality. Our political views are poles apart.
See also: apart, pole