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greenhorn

a raw, inexperienced person; especially a new cowboy. [Pop. Culture: Misc.]
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I agree with Rutto that the greenhorns the DP surrounds himself with will one day dissolve into thin air, leaving him stranded and vulnerable to the political storms ahead.
In an industry where many celebrities are easily swayed by their fans' opinion, Silva, one of the most respected actresses in the movie industry, has differed on this belief, even as she warned the greenhorns in the industry to be careful.
Caption: Bonnie, an Ankole-Watusi cow from River Oaks Cattle Co., posed for the greenhorns in the crowd.
My buddies and I knew we were greenhorns and that we would make many mistakes, but this would be no once-in-a-lifetime adventure.
It is a sure sign they have arrived-a long way from being greenhorns to being, not necessarily eagles, excuse me, but vultures!
Finally, Neptune, could you please, please employ some decent architects and not some greenhorns trained with Lego?
There were no greenhorns living in my neighborhood.
The party is conducting a two-day orientation programme at Surajkund from Saturday, where the greenhorns would be given lessons on how to use the social media and ways to avoid controversies.
Even though we're seeing a few more greenhorns in our duck holes, we couldn't be more happy, happy for Phil Robertson and family, who are dispelling many hunter stereotypes and championing the sport of waterfowl.
The Greenhorns (thegreenhorns.net) is a 50-minute documentary that shows a series of passionate agrarians--all in their twenties and thirties--sowing seeds, raising hogs and delivering Community Supported Agriculture boxes.
A non-profit organization called Greenhorns (www.thegreenhorns.net) has taken up the challenge of recruiting, promoting, and supporting this new generation of young farmers and their desire to care for our ecosystems and serve up healthy food.