kettle of fish


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informal terms for a difficult situation

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Everyone who worked with him at Manchester United can vouch for the fact that he's a top coach - but working as a manager, where the buck stops, is a different kettle of fish.
We'll have to respect the football a lot more when we come into the game next week against Oldham, because it's going to be a completely different of kettle of fish all together.
But it's not all doom and gloom here, we'll be up for it too and if we can get a first win ourselves, it could be a different kettle of fish for us this season.
Well, now Philip Schofield and his box are back to test the skill and determination of more hopefuls who'll learn the hard way that it's a very different kettle of fish when you're actually in there and attempting to complete the challenge yourself.
Well, now Phillip and his box are back to test the skill and determination of more hopefuls who'll learn the hard way that it's a very different kettle of fish when you're actually in there and attempting to complete the challenge yourself.
But the neurosurgeon is a different kettle of fish altogether.
Sri Lanka is a different kettle of fish than South Africa so taking the same approach was the wrong path to take.
The truth is that we start every tournament slowly and will be a different kettle of fish today.
Junior MasterChef, which also started this week on BBC1, was a different kettle of fish.
Your donkey, now that's a totally different kettle of fish.
But heat and humidity are a different kettle of fish because they are things you can prepare for.
McBeth added: "By and large the British countries know what fair play is but when you get to Africa it is a slightly different kettle of fish.
But figuring their pageant was a whole different kettle of fish, Kuhns and two business partners have for the past three years been working to secure the trademark for a drag contest they want to call Miss Gay Universe.
they're focusing on me because the minute they raise the issue of conspirators, it would be a whole different kettle of fish.
However, if Mejia has built a reputation as a tireless crusader against fraud inside Colseguros, preventing and detecting violations by clients on the outside is a totally different kettle of fish, particularly in a country known for the ruthless imagination of its criminals.