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Not in Kansas anymore

DEFINITION

Out of place. Times or the place has changed greatly. Reference to the line in the movie, Wizard of Oz, when Dorothy ends up in the Land of Oz and tells her dog she suspects they are no longer in Kansas, her home.

“When I moved to the city to start working for the big corporation, I realized I wasn’t in Kansas anymore and I had to adapt.”

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