make chalk of one and cheese of the other

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make chalk of one and cheese of the other

To favor one person or thing over another. In this phrase, "chalk" is something worthless, while "cheese" is something valuable. I can't stand how unfairly you treat your sons—stop making chalk of one and cheese of the other!
See also: and, chalk, cheese, make, of, one, other
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