Odd couple



noun phrase

Two people who seem unlikely as partners, mates, etc: The odd couple, Gen. Humberto Ortega and President Violeta Barrios de Chamorro of Nicaragua, have arrived at a working relationship

[1965+; fr the title of a 1965 Neil Simon play]
see under strange bedfellows

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