the new kid on the block

the new kid on the block

a recent arrival The Internet is still the new kid on the block in communications technologies.
See also: block, kid, new, on

the new kid on the block

  (American & Australian informal)
someone who is new in a place or organization and has many things to learn about it Realizing I was the new kid on the block in this job, I was determined to prove myself.
See a whole new ball game, breathe life into, break new ground, turn over a new leaf
See also: block, kid, new, on