Idiom:  new kid on the block

Meaning 

Idiom:  new kid on the block

  1. someone who’s recently arrived
  2. a novice; someone who's just learning something

Example sentences

  • I can’t wait until the next intern starts working on Monday—I’m tired of being the new kid on the block.
  • Did you see the new kid on the block? He's in my accounting class and he's really cute.
  • The new kid on the block is actually my next-door neighbor. She's simply gorgeous.
  • So you're the new kid on the block! Nice to meet you.
  • When I was the new kid on the block I was so embarrassed because I moved from a small town and my clothes were completely out of style.
  • Why don't you take these brownies to people who moved into the house up the street? I hear the new kid on the block is your age.
  • I'm the new kid on the block but I know a lot of the kids in the neighborhood because they're also on the football team.
  • How's the new kid on the block working out in accounting?
  • The new kid on the block is already learning to do better note taking than employees who have been here for a few years.
  • Don't underestimate the new kid on the block. His first article already showed excellent reporting skills.

Synonyms

  • new kid in town
  • babe in arms
  • Johnny-come-lately

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