Idiom of the day : (11 Nov 2017)


✔ Stick out like a sore thumb | stand out like a sore thumb

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■ Meaning:

If someone sticks out like a sore thumb, or stands out like a sore thumb, everyone notices them because they’re not the same as the people around them.

■ For example:

  • Kenny stuck out like a sore thumb at the party. He was the only person wearing a suit and a tie.
  • When I was in the Nigerian countryside I stood out like a sore thumb. I was the only white person around.