fish out of water

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A person in unfamiliar, and often uncomfortable, surroundings

Jim was a fish out of water at college.

(deyim) A person who is out of his proper place in life; someone who does not fit in

1. Because Ed could not swim, he felt like a fish out of water at the beach. 3. She was the only girl at the party not in a formal dress and she felt like a fish out of water.

a fish out of water
(deyim) A person who feels out of place in their surroundings
fish out of water


    fish out of wa·ter

    Türkische aussprache

    fîş aut ıv wôtır


    /ˈfəsʜ ˈout əv ˈwôtər/ /ˈfɪʃ ˈaʊt əv ˈwɔːtɜr/


    [ 'fish ] (noun.) before 12th century. Middle English, from Old English fisc; akin to Old High German fisc fish, Latin piscis.

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