have nothing in common

idiom

: to have no shared interests, beliefs, attitudes, opinions, etc.
She's very nice, but we have nothing in common.

Examples of have nothing in common in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web By juxtaposing these works of art, Gratz reminds us how all artists influence one another — even when their work seems to have nothing in common. Jeremy Fassler, Vulture, 11 Mar. 2024 Though the song shares a melody with its American cousin, the words have nothing in common. Jordan Runtagh, Peoplemag, 2 June 2024 But these three things have nothing in common, absolutely nothing. Quanta Magazine, 9 May 2024 The operation was the first of its kind to be performed at NYU Langone Health, where the recipients met face-to-face last month At first glance, Cooper Cota and Susana Casio appear to have nothing in common. Alex Ross, Peoplemag, 15 Mar. 2024 On first glance, Brian Burns and I have nothing in common. Varun Shankar, Charlotte Observer, 24 Jan. 2024 Ostensibly, these two groups have nothing in common. Charles C. W. Cooke, National Review, 22 Jan. 2024 Her laugh-out-loud, genre-defying sophomore novel follows five British half-siblings who have nothing in common but their absentee father, Cyril Pennington. Lydia Wang, Women's Health, 16 June 2023 A week ago, the humble miner from eastern Kentucky and the basketball coach whose success has afforded him opportunities all over the world would have seemed to have nothing in common. Nancy Armour, USA TODAY, 27 Oct. 2022

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“Have nothing in common.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%20nothing%20in%20common. Accessed 12 Jul. 2024.

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