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eBook A Different Kettle of Fish ePub

by Gladys Burchell

  • ISBN: 0969017723
  • Category: Cooking by Ingredient
  • Subcategory: Cooking
  • Author: Gladys Burchell
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Yankee Books; Second Printing edition (December 1, 1987)
  • ePub book: 1564 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1418 kb
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to be completely different from something or someone else that has been talked about: Having knowledge is one thing but being able to communicate it to others is another kettle of fish.

to be completely different from something or someone else that has been talked about: Having knowledge is one thing but being able to communicate it to others is another kettle of fish. Thesaurus: synonyms and related words. Being and appearing different. Translations of be another/a different kettle of fish. in Chinese (Traditional).

A different kettle of fish’ means saying or describing something or someone in an entirely different sense right after talking about the same subject

A different kettle of fish’ means saying or describing something or someone in an entirely different sense right after talking about the same subject. It also means you are talking about something which is not related to the topic you are asked to speak. And your perspective, opinion, and understanding are not matching with the other person(s) who are discussing a particular topic. Origin of A Different Kettle of Fish. The phrase a different kettle of fish is originated from the United Kingdom. However, it is also a widely used phrase in the United States. The origin of a different kettle of fish is traced back to Thomas Newte’s A Tour in England and Scotland published in 1785.

This is a different kettle of fish altogether.

A different kettle of fish' is an alternative to what has been previously considered; a different thing altogether. For example, we might offer to have a friend stay for a few days but remark that a stay of a few months would be a different kettle of fish

A different kettle of fish' is an alternative to what has been previously considered; a different thing altogether. For example, we might offer to have a friend stay for a few days but remark that a stay of a few months would be a different kettle of fish. What's the origin of the phrase 'A different kettle of fish'? Before we can get to grips with 'a different kettle of fish' we need to know what 'a kettle of fish' is when it isn't different. The expression 'a kettle of fish' means a mess or a muddle. I should mention at this point.

A fish kettle was not a kettle which is the same as a kettle used to make tea, but a kind of large saucepan used . I had studied English in my home country, but studying at Bloomsbury International is a totally different kettle of fish! ‘Do you like your classmates?’ ‘Well I like most of them

A fish kettle was not a kettle which is the same as a kettle used to make tea, but a kind of large saucepan used to boil different foods, often fish. One early use of the idiom is from a newspaper called the Carlisle Debate in 1989, where when describing a parliamentary debate on the Irish Question, it said: ‘To enable them to manage their own affairs will not satisfy Irishmen. What they want is a very different kettle of fish. I had studied English in my home country, but studying at Bloomsbury International is a totally different kettle of fish! ‘Do you like your classmates?’ ‘Well I like most of them. We get on really well, but there’s one who is a completely different kettle of fish.

Since "another kettle of fish" and "a different kettle of fish" emerged as idioms more than a century after "a. .

Since "another kettle of fish" and "a different kettle of fish" emerged as idioms more than a century after "a fine/pretty kettle of fish" did, the meaning of the new phrases was probably at least tinged with the notion that the metaphorical kettle of fish in question might be problematic. To judge from Google Books results, "a fine/pretty kettle of fish" (meaning "a muddle") has been idiomatic in English since at least 1738, and "a different/another kettle of fish" (very quickly meaning simply "quite another thing") has been used since at least 1860. The latter expressions seem very likely to have emerge from the former ones, the shift in meaning appears to have be swift and substantial.

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