new kid on the block

noun phrase

: someone who has recently joined a particular group
I was the new kid on the block, having just been hired the week before.

Examples of new kid on the block in a Sentence

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“New kid on the block.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/new%20kid%20on%20the%20block. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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