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be like a fish out of water

to feel awkward because you are in a situation that you have not experienced before or because you are very different from the people around you
Translations of “be like a fish out of water”
in Chinese (Traditional) 如魚離水,在陌生環境不得其所…
in Chinese (Simplified) 如鱼离水,在陌生环境不得其所…
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