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Meaning of “the new kid on the block” in the English Dictionary

"the new kid on the block" in British English

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the new kid on the block

informal someone who is new in a ​place or ​organization and has many things to ​learn about it: Realizing I was the new ​kid on the ​block in this ​job, I was ​determined to ​prove myself.
(Definition of the new kid on the block from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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