stick out a mile


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stick out a mile

To be very conspicuous. I grew up in California, so when I moved to Minnesota, I felt like I stuck out a mile. Unfortunately the cover will need to be redesigned. The error in the image sticks out a mile.
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stick out a mile

Fig. to project outward very obviously. My nose sticks out a mile! I hate it! His stomach sticks out a mile. What do you suppose is in there?
See also: mile, out, stick
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

stand/stick out a ˈmile

(informal) be easy to see or notice; be obvious: He’s not telling the truth — it stands out a mile.It sticks out a mile that they’re having problems.
See also: mile, out, stand, stick
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