horse\ of\ a\ different\ color

horse\ of\ a\ different\ color
• horse of a different color
• horse of another color
n. phr. informal
Something altogether separate and different.

Anyone can be broke, but to steal is a horse of a different color.

Do you mean that the boy with that pretty girl is her brother? I thought he was her boyfriend. Well, that's a horse of another color.


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