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Idioms & Slang 英语习惯
    2017-September-5  08:53    Shenzhen Daily

A: How about this backless blue dress? You will look gorgeous.

B: No, I’m not going to Sue’s birthday party dressed like that. I’d stick out like a sore thumb.

Note: The idiom means “to be easily noticed as different” or “very obvious.” If you play basketball, you’ll have no problem understanding what a sore thumb feels like. When the thumb is injured and sore, you have to protect it. Therefore, you begin to favor other fingers, making sure the injured thumb makes as little contact with the basketball as possible. That feels awkward. Metaphorically, if something feels like a sore thumb sticking out, it is obvious for everyone to see. It also feels awkward and out of place.

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