mixed bag

noun Informal.
an often unexpected assortment of various things, people, or ideas: The concert was a mixed bag of works from three centuries.

Origin:
1935–40

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mixed bag
 
n
informal something composed of diverse elements, characteristics, people, etc

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mixed bag

A heterogeneous collection of people, items, activities, or the like; an assortment. For example, The school offers a mixed bag of after-school activitiesteam sports, band practice, a language class. This idiom calls up the image of a sack full of different items. [First half of 1900s]

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Example sentences
The results: a mixed bag, but more positive than negative.
Consequently, it's a mixed bag of cultural influences.
In regards to linking specific weather events to global warming it is a mixed
  bag.
Reactions to today's announcement were a mixed bag of elation and frustration.
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