Were a world away - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
be a world away (redirected from were a world away)
be a world away
To be very different from something else. This new school is a world away from the old one I taught at. For one, the kids actually listen!
be ˈworlds/a world away (from something) be very different (from something): Life in the country today is worlds away from how it was a hundred years ago.