Значение идиомы big frog in a small pond



[big frog in a small pond] {n. phr.}, {informal} An important person in a small place or position; someone who is respected and honored in a small company, school, or city; a leader in a small group.

As company president, he had been a big frog in a small pond, but he was not so important as a new congressman in Washington.

Contrast: LITTLE FROG IN A BIG POND.



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