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Oil and water don't mix

This page is about the saying "Oil and water don't mix"

Possible interpretation:
If you add oil to water, the oil tries to stay separate. This proverb is a way of saying that certain people or characteristics do not go together.

Quick Quiz:

You could say "oil and water don't mix" about two people who

a. don't drink

b. don't get on together

c. don't look the same

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Contributor: Josef Essberger