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October 02, 2021 08:00
Word story – new kid on the block

Word story – new kid on the block

new kid on the block (noun phrase) – someone who has recently joined a particular group
Definition – Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Значение фразы new kid on the block

Когда речь заходит о новичке в каком-либо месте, организации, группе, деле или ситуации, в английском языке употребляется фраза new kid on the block. Эта идиома может употребляться не только по отношению к людям, но и к новым компаниям, товарам, продуктам и явлениям.

Идиома new kid on the block чаще всего используется в разговорной речи и пользуется большей популярностью в США, чем в других англоговорящих странах.

В печатной форме фраза new kid on the block впервые появилась в комиксе, созданном американским писателем, иллюстратором и мультипликатором Перси Ли Кросби. Комикс со Скиппи, самым известным героем, которого придумал Кросби, был напечатан в массачусетской газете The Lowell Sun And Citizen-Leader в декабре 1941 года.


Перевод идиомы new kid on the block

новенький,
новичок, 
начинающий

Примеры употребления идиомы new kid on the block

Realizing I was the new kid on the block in this job, I was determined to prove myself.
Cambridge Dictionary
We moved around the country a lot when I was growing up, so I was always the new kid on the block in school.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms
Even though she's been making movies for years, the director still feels like the new kid on the block when it comes to major Hollywood productions.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms
At that time, email was still a new kid on the block.
Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd edition
Despite his six years in politics, he was still regarded by many as the new kid on the block.
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary
In Curry Hill, a new kid on the block
Ligaya Mishan, The New York Times, 19 March 2015
Тема: Grammar & Vocabulary       Теги: Wordstory, Etymology

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