opposites attract


used to say that people who are very different from each other are often attracted to each other

Examples of opposites attract in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Well, here’s a leaf from the designers’ color-courage handbook: When combining colors, remember opposites attract. Marni Jameson, The Mercury News, 4 Apr. 2024 Opened by owner Cassidy James Taylor in May 2023, Grump & Sunshine is a play on, and a nod to, this romance trope about how opposites attract. Michele Herrmann, Forbes, 13 Feb. 2024 American Bulldog Could this be a case of opposites attract? Katie Bowlby, Country Living, 2 Sep. 2023 His reporting proves that opposites attract as the two draw closer. Leah Hall, Country Living, 30 Aug. 2023 The technology is based, in some ways, on the notion that opposites attract. Macie Parker, BostonGlobe.com, 22 Aug. 2023 Here’s to many more years of proving that opposites attract. Meghan Overdeep, Southern Living, 3 Aug. 2023 But beyond a wealthy woman in a mid-life crisis abandoning herself to romantic desire as both lovers try to break free of their intellectual and class divides, The Nature of Love asks of the movie audience, if opposites attract, can that last? Etan Vlessing, The Hollywood Reporter, 4 July 2023 Advertisement - Continue Reading Below 10 Hot Pink Proof that opposites attract, this neon pink and bright blue living room designed by Katie Ridder is absolute color palette goals. Hadley Mendelsohn, House Beautiful, 27 June 2023

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“Opposites attract.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/opposites%20attract. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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