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"To be / live on another planet" - phrase of the week

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Phrase To be / live on another planet 
Examples

The government are on a different planet.

"He doesn't always make much sense. It's like he's on another planet half the time."

"I'd have to be on another planet not to be aware of that situation.”

"Messi and Ronaldo are on a different planet than other footballers"

Meaning

If you say that someone is on another planet, you mean they do not notice what is happening around them and behave differently from other people.

Uses

It’s an informal expression and is used as a judgment by someone who finds the opinions, lifestyle or behaviour of someone else or a group of people in complete contrast to what he or she believes to be the norm.

It can also be used to describe people that are exceptional at what they do.

That's interesting!  Find out how old you would be if you actually lived on another planet!  

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