Used to refer to two elements, factors, or people that do not agree or blend together.
More example sentences
- By trying to make it one, they have ended up with something akin to an attempt at mixing oil and water together.
- Ballads and nu metal bands go together like oil and water, don't they?
- Normally I would assume that tact and a blunt guy like Matt go together about as well as oil and water, but Matt's social graces come from a genuine wish to make everybody happy.
Definition of oil and water in:
- The British & World English dictionary