feel\ out\ of\ place

feel\ out\ of\ place
v. phr.
To experience the sensation of not belonging in a certain place or company.

Dave felt out of place among all those chess players as he knows nothing about chess.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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