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chalk and cheese (completely different from each other): They don’t have anything in common with each other. They are chalk and cheese.
cherry pick (pick or accept the best): You can cherry-pick the school you want to go to.
chew the cud (think carefully): We need to chew the cud before making tough decisions.
chew the fat (have a long friendly talk): They would sit and chew the fat for hours.
chicken and egg situation (when it is difficult to tell which one of two things caused the other): You need experience to get a job, but you need a job to get experience. It’s a chicken and egg situation.
chicken feed (a very small amount of money): His salary is only chicken feed.
coffee table book (a large expensive book with a lot of pictures in it, kept on a table for people to look at): They’ll publish her art work in a coffee table book soon.
compare apples and oranges (compare things that are not similar): Both companies are great, but you can’t compare apples and oranges.