be out of place

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be out of place

To not be suited to or blend with a certain group or setting. That modern addition to the school is very out of place with all of the older buildings on campus. I know you're out of place in this new school, but you'll make friends soon, and things will get better.
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be out of place

if something or someone is out of place, they are not right or suitable for the situation they are in A modern building can look out of place amongst Victorian architecture. I felt out of place in my office clothes, with everyone else wearing jeans.
See also: of, out, place