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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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Greenhorn admits that his experience of musicals was limited, but he recalls going to Dundee Rep to see shows like Cabaret when Hamish Glen, now artistic director at the Belgrade, was running the theatre.
Oil company Synergy Resources Corporation (NYSE MKT: SYRG) said on Friday that it has agreed to acquire the remaining 35% working interest in the DJ Basin Greenhorn (AMI) owned by its non-operating partner, Foreland Investments.
Usually the greenhorn homesteader/farmer can obtain assistance from publications carried by the library or from magazines like COUNTRYSIDE, Mother Earth News, Successful Farming, etc.
The approach taken by writer Stephen Greenhorn is to devise a story that reflects the concerns of brothers Craig and Charlie Reid over their 20-year career as the Proclaimers.
Warburton, with only his second outing on the boards to date drew the same heat as Welsh 400m greenhorn Debo Ademuyewo.
The Follower (Damon Gameau) begins the movie as a greenhorn and something of a hardliner but quickly sees he has made a pact with the devil.
So the man at the helm at Celtic Park, even as a greenhorn when it comes to Old Firm clashes, has packed a wealth of experience under his 62-year- old belt.
For Jim Wilcox, an autumn afternoon on Greenhorn Creek turned into a fisherman's bonanza - and he didn't even have a pole.
Roughing It describes how the narrator, a polite greenhorn from the East, is initiated into the rough-and-tumble society of the frontier.
In early March, the greenhorn was given his first flight lessons by Ensign Edward C.
When analyzing the PersonicX clusters, Acxiom researchers found there were distinct PersonicX clusters that demonstrated green tendencies in the Greenhorn group.
She is a weakling, a greenhorn with only textbook ideas about how to run a government.
I couldn't quite remember any among the greenhorn cast, so I will refrain from commenting on the acting.
From directors Douglas Mackinnon and Saul Metzstein to writer Stephen Greenhorn and showrunner Steven Moffat, scores of Scots have been key to making sure the Tardis flies.
The properties have the potential for production from multiple pay zones, including the Niobrara, Greenhorn, J-Sand, D-Sand formations and the horizontal Greenhorn & Niobrara zones.