English version

stick/stand out like a sore thumb

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstick/stand out like a sore thumbstick/stand out like a sore thumbinformal if someone or something sticks out like a sore thumb, they are very noticeable because they are different from everyone or everything else You stick out like a sore thumb in that uniform. sore
Examples from the Corpus
stick/stand out like a sore thumbYou can't come to the restaurant dressed in jeans. You'd stick out like a sore thumb.For these reasons feminist values stand out like a sore thumb.Having a whole batch together should make an odd one stick out like a sore thumb.Having said that, in some of the bits of Shoreditch I passed through I stuck out like a sore thumb.I mean, it sticks out like a sore thumb.There's no cover, and - as happened to me - any stranger sticks out like a sore thumb.We stand out like sore thumbs.You stick out like a sore thumb in that ghastly uniform, Charles.
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