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make odd/strange bedfellows

If two people or groups make strange bedfellows, they are connected in a particular activity though they are very different and would not usually have the same opinions or be seen together. Priests and pop stars make strange bedfellows, but on this issue they agree.
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Slapstick and seduction make strange bedfellows, but writer and director Alan Ayckbourn's new comedy manages to offer both in his new comedy.
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