bear no relation to

idiom

: to not be connected in any way
This movie bears no relation to the book by the same title.

Examples of bear no relation to in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The woods on the way to Ravensbrück bear no relation to the deep, scary forests of German fairy tales. Sigrid MacRae, Harper's Magazine, 16 Mar. 2021 However, recent research looking at modern-day pygmy populations in the region indicates that the current inhabitants of Flores bear no relation to the ancient hobbits. Nathaniel Scharping, Discover Magazine, 23 Oct. 2020 These include four coronaviruses (the group that includes SARS-CoV-2); four parainfluenza viruses (which, despite their name, bear no relation to influenza viruses); respiratory syncytial virus; and 160 different rhinoviruses. Marla Broadfoot, Scientific American, 2 Oct. 2020

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