worlds apart


Also found in: Wikipedia.

worlds apart

Very different. My sister and I are very close now, but we were worlds apart growing up and fought all the time. The level of quality of these two products is worlds apart.
See also: apart, world

*worlds apart

Fig. greatly separated by differing attitudes, needs, opinions, or temperaments. (*Typically: be ~; grow ~; live ~; think ~.) They are worlds apart. I can't imagine how they ever decided to get married.
See also: apart, world
References in periodicals archive ?
John Longworth, director general of the BCC, said: "Our latest research shows that businesses and schools are still worlds apart.
Lennon said: "The two clubs are worlds apart in terms of finances but I asked my players to compete and they would be winners in my eyes regardless of the score.
they may seem worlds apart, but they are closely bound by the North East.
Cardiff City and Swansea City may be two points apart in the Premier League table but will they be worlds apart on the pitch in the capital on Sunday afternoon?
Worlds Apart Skoot A RIDE-ON toy with rubber wheels and a handlebar that cleverly converts into a hand luggage-sized children's suitcase, with a tow strap that doubles as a carry strap.
Men and women have always been worlds apart in their thinking.
Among the best of this year's crop is Swanee Hunt's Worlds Apart.
TOY tO celebrate the success of the new disney Cars 2 film, four lucky fans can each win this cool Lightning McQueen play tent from Worlds Apart.
THEIR music may be worlds apart but last night Coldplay were locked in talks about a duet with Jay-Z.
Worlds Apart, Florida lawyer Alan Sakowitz shares his version of the biggest financial fraud in South Florida history, offering the unique perspective of a whistleblower grounded in ethical tradition.
DERRY CITY and Mervue United are worlds apart in terms of League of Ireland history.
If you are looking for a chic side-table for your home, you might just find it in one of the unique Worlds Away outlets in Memphis, Tennessee, known as Worlds Apart.
A million times we've needed you, a million times we've cried for you, if love alone could've saved you, you never would've died, you may be out of sight Bri, we may be worlds apart, but you're always in our minds, and forever in our hearts, loving you always, forgetting you never.
With eight out of 10 parents admitting their kids go to bed too late, the charity Worlds Apart have organised Ready for Bed Week, which runs until Saturday.
They may be worlds apart in the celebrity stakes but they've both regularly been out on the tiles in the last couple of years.