wet behind the ears : Popular Idioms in English

wet behind the ears

Young, innocent, or new to something

Hannah wanted to go on the more advanced trails, but she knew she was still wet behind the ears when it came to hiking.

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  • Prince Amukamara shooting to be best corner in the league
    Giants defensive back Terrell Thomas says that his teammate Prince Amukamara is “still a little wet behind the ears mentally” entering his third NFL season. That’s not a reference to Amukamara’s infamous trip into the cold tub at Giants training camp last season, but Thomas’ way of explaining why he and cornerback Corey Webster are…
    June 14, 2013 - NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk