Feel uncomfortable because you are in an unfamiliar situation.
If you feel like a fish out of water, you feel awkward or uncomfortable because you are in an unusual or unfamiliar situation.
I don't like going to the big parties they have. I always feel like a fish
out of water there.
Todd is a country boy raised in a small town in Idaho and was like a fish out of water when he visited New York City.
This picture was drawn by Erika Aoyama.
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