Common Expressions : To stick out like a sore thumb

Idiom : To stick out like a sore thumb

The expression we’ll look at this episode is : To stick out like a sore thumb.

This phrase means to be obviously noticed as awkward.

Of course, no one wants to be like this, but sometimes things just happen. For example : You were invited to a classic party and you wore a leather jacket. You definitely stuck out like a sore thumb among other guests with their fitting dresses.

Let’s see another example :

– I went to the prom like I promised … but it was awful. All guests were very young and I felt like truly stuck out like a sore thumb.


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