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What does big frog in a small pond mean?


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big frog in a small pond

The phrase big frog in a small pond refers to a very important person in a place where there are less important people. This idiom alludes to a large frog that dominates other less challenging frogs.

If you refer to a person as a big frog in a small pond it means that she/he is overqualified compared to others.

Another variation of this idiom is:

big fish in a small pond meaning

Example(s):

He is a big frog in a small pond. He has nobody to compete with in this company.

This idiom is in the animals category


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