an unimportant person in a large group or organization He transferred to the headquarters branch but he is a little frog in a big pond and nobody knows him now.
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n. phr. An unimportant person in a large group or organization. In a large company, even a fairly successful man is likely to feel like a little frog in a big pond.When Bill transferred to a larger high school, he found himself a small frog in a big pond. Antonym: BIG FROG IN A SMALL POND.