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be not in Kansas anymore

To no longer be in a place that one knows or where one is comfortable; to be in a completely unfamiliar and/or discomfiting environment. A reference to The Wizard of Oz, in which Dorothy, upon arriving to Oz, says, "Toto, I've a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore." It can actually be quite shocking to finish college and enter the workforce, because suddenly you realize that you aren't in Kansas anymore and life operates in a totally different way now. As we walked into the bustling streets of Delhi, we knew we weren't in Kansas anymore.
See also: anymore, not

don't see you much around here anymore

Said when one sees someone for the first time in a long time. Wow, it's so great to see you! Don't see you much around here anymore since you moved.
See also: anymore, around, here, much, see

not a kid anymore

Fig. no longer in one's youth. You can't keep partying all weekend, every weekend. You're not a kid anymore. Kathy: Bill is just as wild as ever, I hear. Jane: Bill needs to realize that he's not a kid anymore.
See also: anymore, kid, not

Not anymore.

The facts you mentioned are no longer true.; A previous situation no longer exists. Mary: This cup of coffee you asked me to bring you looks cold. Do you still want it? Sally: Not anymore. Tom: Do the Wilsons live on Maple Street? Bob: Not anymore.
See also: anymore, not

(We) don't see you much around here anymore.

 and (We) don't see you around here much anymore.
Fig. We haven't seen you for a long time. (The we can be replaced with I.) Bill: Hello, Tom. Long time no see. Tom: Yes, Bill. We don't see you much around here anymore. "We don't see you around here much anymore," said the old pharmacist to John, who had just come home from college.
See also: anymore, around, here, much, see
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Something is happening over the years that makes a lot of people think that I don't do this anymore, when the truth is, it's what I enjoy most," he added.
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The fact is Detroit cannot play defense anymore when it comes to design.
The pool got so gnar that we couldn't pump anymore and had to resort to using buckets in an old fashioned line.
I'm sorry I let everybody down, I just don't have it in my heart anymore.
And when someone takes out a third mortgage, it isn't called a third mortgage anymore, it's mezzanine debt.
As difficult as it is to admit, we have a financial model that doesn't work anymore.
I haven't got a problem with the Tour anymore and they don't with me anymore, so we're fine.
Then I thought about all the other Sesame Street animals that I watched on TV with my sister Jaylin and I told my mom that I did not want to eat animals anymore because it was too sad to think of us eating these Sesame Street characters that Jaylin runs to the TV to see.
After a long silence, de Kooning finally declared: "Well, now we don't have to think about that anymore.
11 came, and the opportunity was not there anymore.
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But we can't screen it in classes anymore because we can't afford to pay ACTRA's fees