compare apples and/to/with oranges

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Definition of compare apples and/to/with oranges

: to compare things that are very different To compare large trucks with compact cars is to compare apples with oranges.

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“Compare apples and/to/with oranges.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/compare%20apples%20and%2Fto%2Fwith%20oranges. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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