11:23 AMA big fish in a small pond
If someone is described as a big fish in a small pond, they are very important or have a lot of influence but only in a small area or group.
Paul is a manager of a small company; he likes to be a big fish in a small pond.
Jane might think she has power but she's just a big fish in a small pond.
If someone is described as a cold fish, it means that are unfriendly and don't show their emotions.
Julie's a cold fish; she never speaks to anyone in the office.
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