odd couple

noun

: two people with a special connection or relationship who are very different from each other

Examples of odd couple in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the four years since their unlikely bond was posted online, the odd couple has attracted almost two million followers on Instagram and Facebook. Hilary Whiteman, CNN, 27 Mar. 2024 The canine odd couple likes to spend their days lounging together, going on walks, playing in the yard, and people-watching. Kelli Bender, Peoplemag, 22 Mar. 2024 Where to watch Footloose: Max Credit: Everett Collection Back to the Future (1985) The real love story in Back to the Future is between the odd couple pairing of Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) and his mentor, Doc (Christopher Lloyd). Debby Wolfinsohn, EW.com, 15 Sep. 2023 What will week two bring for this Paradise odd couple? Kristen Baldwin, EW.com, 4 Oct. 2023 It's been an odd couple of years for film as the industry struggles to regain its footing in the wake of a devastating global pandemic, but there are reasons to be optimistic about its future, both from a box office and variety standpoint. Ars Staff, Ars Technica, 25 Dec. 2023 Gerri and Roman, Reunited with a Kiss Succession's favorite odd couple was reunited on the Emmy Awards red carpet, in a moment captured by Variety. Lindsay Kimble, Peoplemag, 16 Jan. 2024 Searles and Erskine appear on the surface to be an odd couple. Lorraine Berry, Los Angeles Times, 3 Oct. 2023 Throughout the years, Manet and Degas remained an odd couple, particularly in their politics. Holland Cotter, New York Times, 21 Sep. 2023

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“Odd couple.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/odd%20couple. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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