be chalk and cheese

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be (like) chalk and cheese

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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.
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In their new series, they're also sharing a flat and, while they're supposed to be as different as chalk and cheese, they are of course as similar as Caerphilly and Camembert.