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like a shag on a rock

Definition of like a shag on a rock in English:

Australian informal In an isolated or exposed position: the liner was stuck there like a shag on a rock
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  • He looked like a shag on a rock and the whole show was an insult to the grand finalists, sponsors and the game.
  • If Labor ditches the free trade agreement he will be left like a shag on a rock.
  • Although a proud Australian, he says he could not go back there to live because he'd be as "conspicuous as a shag on a rock".
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