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    What is [an uneasy fit] means?

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    Quote Originally Posted by punkt View Post
    What is [an uneasy fit] means?
    It means two things or ideas that don't fit together well.

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    Default Re: an uneasy fit

    Quote Originally Posted by punkt View Post
    What does "an uneasy fit" mean?
    Please note my corrections to your post, punkt.

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    What does "an uneasy fit" mean?
    And Thank you.

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    In what type of context we can use it? Can you please give us some examples? Mike.

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    Default Re: an uneasy fit

    Here are a few examples quoted by the Fraze.It website.

    We could also ask punkt where he/she encountered the phrase.

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    Default Re: an uneasy fit

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Here are a few examples quoted by the Fraze.It website.

    We could also ask punkt where he/she encountered the phrase.
    Okay. I got it. Mike said that "an uneasy fit" refers to only two things. Is it really only for two things? Can't we use it when things more than two don't fit to one another or together well?

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    Quote Originally Posted by kite View Post
    In what type of context we can use it? Can you please give us some examples? Mike.
    Examples: Believing in big government and advocating lower taxes is an uneasy fit.
    Joe's position about the importance of the environment is an uneasy fit with his collection of gas-guzzling cars.

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    Default Re: an uneasy fit

    Quote Originally Posted by kite View Post
    Okay. I got it. Mike said that "an uneasy fit" refers to only two things. Is it really only for two things? Can't we use it when things more than two don't fit to one another or together well?
    I usually hear it involving 2 things/ideas. I can't say that more than two is impossible.

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