like a fish out of water
Meaning: You feel like a fish out of water if you're surrounded by people who are different to you, and it's making you feel a little uncomfortable.
- I was the only black person in a church full of white people, and I felt like a fish out of water at first. But lots of people came up and talked to me after the service, and I soon felt quite at home.
- Sayoko travels to a lot of unusual places. She says feeling like a fish out of water is sometimes interesting.