a fish out of water

fish out of water a fish out of water (a person who is in an unnatural or uncomfortable place or situation) Anthony felt like a fish out of water when he met his girlfriend’s parents. Daniel felt like a fish out of water in his new school, because he knew …

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a fat cat

fat cat a fat cat  impolite (a wealthy and powerful person) Her father is a fat cat business person. Why should those fat cats get rich through our hard work?   fat cat – English Vocabulary

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a dark horse

dark horse a dark horse (someone with a secret a secret ability or skill) I didn’t know that Molly could paint. She is such a dark horse. I think he is the dark horse in this race.   dark horse – English Vocabulary

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a cuckoo in the nest

cuckoo in the nest a cuckoo in the nest (an unwelcome person in a group) Eric always got good grades, so his unruly peers see him as a cuckoo in the nest. You don’t think I’m a cuckoo in the nest, do you?   cuckoo in the nest – English …

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act as a guinea pig

guinea pig act as a guinea pig (to be the subject of a medical or other experiments) We are looking for a volunteer to act as guinea pigs for a new AIDS vaccine. Students in this school are to act as guinea pigs for the new teaching methods.   guinea …

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