A2O


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A2O

An abbreviation for "apples to oranges," a comparison of two unlike things or people. Oh, you can't compare those two companies, that's A2O.

apples to oranges

A comparison of two unlike things or people. Oh, you can't compare those two companies, that's apples to oranges.
See also: apple, orange

apples to oranges

and A2O
phr. & comp. abb. [but that’s comparing] apples to oranges; [You are] making an unfair comparison. Chevvies and Beemers! That’s apples to oranges! They’re not even in the same class! It’s A2O! What can I say?
See also: apple, orange

A2O

verb
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* A2O: Shorthand for comparing dissimilar things--apples to oranges.
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