What does like a duck out of water mean

Posted on 21.06.2018
Seriously, let's face it, a ducks natural element is water. Is like a fish takes to water a valid usage. If someone has a natural talent for something and enjoys it, they take to it like a duck to water. A common collocation is to roll off someone like water off a ducks back.
What does like a duck out of water mean
I put together a blog post about permitting Traceroute through the ASA. Most of us at one time or another in our lives have been out of our element - doing something that we have never done before or simply in a very uncomfortable situation. Most of us humans find a way to take control over situations when we feel like a duck out of water. What intrigued me is an article using like a fish takes to water.

People often use this to describe insults or other negative actions that others do against them that do not harm them.

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I had in the cupboard and came across this. You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink. In other words, when we find our self someplace we are not supposed to be, or in a place that is most uncomfortable for us.