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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- The reporter stands there with this air of authority but it just makes them look like shags on a rock trying to sell yesterdays news.
- While the traditional pathways for the Australian Derby are still in place, the jewel in the crown has been left like a shag on a rock.
- The liner Wanganella was stuck there like a shag on a rock until it was refloated off and away to become a hostel ship for workers.
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