horse of a different color, a
Also, a horse of another color. Another matter entirely, something else. For example, I thought that was her boyfriend but it turned out to be her brother—that's a horse of a different color. This term probably derives from a phrase coined by Shakespeare, who wrote “a horse of that color” (Twelfth Night, 2:3), meaning “the same matter” rather than a different one. By the mid-1800s the term was used to point out difference rather than likeness.
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Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance is a different sound for you.
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The pink flowers are the largest while those of a yellow color are the smallest.
Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
Whether they had ever, at different times, pleaded for or against the same cause, and cited precedents to prove contrary opinions?Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
“But the laws of Poloeland and those of Flatland are different,” said Amalatok, starting another objection.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne