A person in a completely unsuitable environment or situation: senior bankers are fish out of water when it comes to international lending
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- ‘I've always been a fish out of water, never accepted,’ he says.
- ‘I find acting nerve-racking and I feel like a fish out of water,’ he says.
- I might be a fish out of water, but I reckon I've heard them all.
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