a little frog in a big pond

a little frog in a big pond
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(a little (или small) frog in a big pond)
"маленькая лягушка в большом пруду"; ≈ мелкая сошка среди тузов; см. тж. a big frog in a little pond

When Bill transferred to a larger high school, he found himself a small frog in a big pond. (DAI) — Когда Билл перешел в большую школу, он почувствовал себя мелкой рыбешкой в океане.


Большой англо-русский фразеологический словарь. - М.: «Русский язык-Медиа».. 2006.

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  • little\ frog\ in\ a\ big\ pond — • little frog in a big pond • small frog in a big pond n. phr. An unimportant person in a large group or organization. In a large company, even a fairly successful man is likely to feel like a little frog in a big pond. When Bill transferred to a …   Словарь американских идиом

  • little frog in a big pond — or[small frog in a big pond] {n. phr.} An unimportant person in a large group or organization. * /In a large company, even a fairly successful man is likely to feel like a little frog in a big pond./ * /When Bill transferred to a larger high… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • little frog in a big pond — or[small frog in a big pond] {n. phr.} An unimportant person in a large group or organization. * /In a large company, even a fairly successful man is likely to feel like a little frog in a big pond./ * /When Bill transferred to a larger high… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • little frog in a big pond — an unimportant person in a large group or organization He transferred to the headquarters branch but he is a little frog in a big pond and nobody knows him now …   Idioms and examples

  • small\ frog\ in\ a\ big\ pond — • little frog in a big pond • small frog in a big pond n. phr. An unimportant person in a large group or organization. In a large company, even a fairly successful man is likely to feel like a little frog in a big pond. When Bill transferred to a …   Словарь американских идиом

  • small frog in a big pond — See: LITTLE FROG IN A BIG POND …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • small frog in a big pond — See: LITTLE FROG IN A BIG POND …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • big frog in a small pond — {n. phr.}, {informal} An important person in a small place or position; someone who is respected and honored in a small company, school, or city; a leader in a small group. * /As company president, he had been a big frog in a small pond, but he… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • big frog in a small pond — {n. phr.}, {informal} An important person in a small place or position; someone who is respected and honored in a small company, school, or city; a leader in a small group. * /As company president, he had been a big frog in a small pond, but he… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • big\ frog\ in\ a\ small\ pond — n. phr. informal An important person in a small place or position; someone who is respected and honored in a small company, school, or city; a leader in a small group. As company president, he had been a big frog in a small pond, but he was not… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • pond — See: LITTLE FROG IN A BIG POND …   Dictionary of American idioms


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