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greenhorn

1. A very young, naïve, immature, or inexperienced person, especially one who is extremely gullible or easily deceived. Primarily heard in US. We all convinced that greenhorn in work that the boss loves to have "Happy Birthday" sung to him in Spanish!
2. A newcomer or newly arrived immigrant, especially one who is unfamiliar with the customs or ways of a place or group. Primarily heard in US. Alright, Steve, show the greenhorn around the ranch so she'll be ready for work tomorrow. It was tough when I moved to Iceland. I was such a greenhorn that I didn't even know the polite way to order coffee!
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More than 180 ski and 40 snowboard instructors are there to help moutain greenhorns get a feel for their equipment.
For most MSPs may be parliamentary greenhorns, but the vast majority have huge experience on local councils.
Wang's executive assistant Paul Chiang was quoted in early March 1999 as saying of the South-East Asian producers: "These greenhorns, they know nothing about industry, they know nothing about business".
from greenhorns to 'gurus,' from colleges to corporations, it's clear that somethingis seriously amiss.
In fact, when compared to the national population, Greenhorns are more than 60 percent more likely to purchase automobiles that reflect their support of the environment.
Manoj Bajpayee and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, offbeat cinema's two most explosive talents, are the only familiar faces here but debutant director Bedabrata Pain scores with apt casting of mostly greenhorns for the other characters, too.
But they may not notice the absences, as new starters Chris Mayor, Paul Diggin, Stephen Myler, Brett Sharman and Mark Easter are hardly greenhorns and unused to Northampton's current style or tactics.
I recently read that you wanted to help greenhorns.
The result is cushy leather and wood-dominated rooms, Remington-style art all over the place, cowpoke paraphernalia, and two - yes two - full bars for local greenhorns and dudes (one specializing in tequilas, the other in martinis).
Originally set up to train greenhorns for ranching, dude ranches are now more like get-away-from-it-all Wild West holiday centres.
The good news about Harold Ickes is that he is skilled and has a sense of history and realism missing in the greenhorns who dominate the White House staff.
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We like it this way, but we'll always be greenhorns.