English Idioms used to Describe Qualities

English Idioms used to Describe Qualities - Compatibility & Incompatibility

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at cross purposes
phrase
used to describe a situation in which people or groups have conflicting goals or intentions
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on (a) par with sb/sth
phrase
on the same level that someone or something else is
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out of place
phrase
not suitable for a particular situation
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out of context
phrase
used of a statement or remark that is quoted in an incomplete or inaccurate way, often to the point that makes it hard to understand if not misunderstood
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at odds
phrase
(with reference to two things) in contrast to each other instead of correspondence
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out of step with sb/sth
phrase
having ideas or beliefs that are in conflict with those of other people
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to fly in the teeth of sth
phrase
to be in complete disagreement with something
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out of whack
phrase
not corresponding to or agreeing with something else
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strange bedfellows
noun
two people or things that form a very good but strange combination with one another
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