a horse of another colour
horse of another color
A person or thing completely different or unique, especially in comparison to someone or something else. I've always found math to be pretty easy, but calculus is proving to be a horse of another color. Most politicians would have resigned after a scandal like that, but this senator is a horse of another color.
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a horse of another (or different) coloura thing significantly different.
1975 Sam Selvon Moses Ascending Two or three is okay, but when you start bringing in a battalion, it is a horse of a different colour.
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- a horse of another
- a horse of another color
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- a fast talker
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- a/the feel of (something)
- (I) wouldn't (do something) if I were you
- all righty
- a straw will show which way the wind blows
- a crack at (someone or something)