worlds apart


: completely different
Your ideas and mine are worlds apart.
Their living conditions were worlds apart.

Examples of worlds apart in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Whispering Dark by Kelly Andrew A dark and atmospheric story of a girl caught between worlds and a dark power that could tear both worlds apart. Crystal Seitz, Peoplemag, 5 July 2024 Allie and Noah's wardrobes are worlds apart — because their characters come from different walks of life in their early years. Hedy Phillips, Peoplemag, 25 June 2024 Since so much changed so quickly, having your first computer experience in 1985 was worlds apart from having your first computer experience in 2005. Anna Washenko, Ars Technica, 20 June 2024 Both are literally worlds apart, they were given in theaters large (the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion downtown) and small (the Broad Stage in Santa Monica), and they were designed for different audiences. Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times, 19 Apr. 2024 The film revolves around Azra, a Pakistani woman living in Toronto who is worlds apart from her conservative Muslim mother. Elsa Keslassy, Variety, 7 Mar. 2024 In some ways Montana’s new look was the inverse of Dior’s, with the width at top, narrowing at the bottom, with a waist emphasis—but their starting points were worlds apart. Laird Borrelli-Persson, Vogue, 23 Feb. 2024 Musically speaking, these two bands are worlds apart. Ed Masley, The Arizona Republic, 21 Jan. 2024 The Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel is nestled on 24 acres at the southernmost tip of the Baja California Peninsula, minutes from Cabo San Lucas’ bustling downtown—but seemingly worlds apart. Forbeslife forbes Staff, Forbes, 16 Feb. 2024

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“Worlds apart.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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