have nothing in common


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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web 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 These prospectors have nothing in common with the mountain men of the past who wielded dynamite and pickaxes to pry precious metals from the rocks. Tom Yulsman, Discover Magazine, 22 Jan. 2014 At first glance, Robert Woodson and I seem to have nothing in common. Jason Willick, WSJ, 15 Oct. 2021 The two of them have nothing in common: Franny is a vibrant, talkative artist, while Hayes is serious, shy, and obsessed with numbers. Maureen Lee Lenker, EW.com, 21 July 2021 Anyone who follows sitcoms will recognize what’s coming: Although the parents have nothing in common and don’t get along, the two families ultimately will merge under one roof, becoming a graceless, even dysfunctional foursome in the swanky Campbell home. Ed Stockly, Los Angeles Times, 24 Aug. 2022 Apart from being showcases for the possibilities and limits of diplomacy, the two negotiations would seem to have nothing in common. Noah Millman, The Week, 11 Feb. 2022 The three films, by the way, have nothing in common. Michael Phillips, chicagotribune.com, 15 Mar. 2021 There are many who claim the title of Republican and have nothing in common with our core values. Emily Brooks, Washington Examiner, 27 Jan. 2021 See More

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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 8 Jun. 2023.

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