Like a bump on a log

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What does it mean? : Like a bump on a log.

No, I have never heard the expression before. But I can guess what it means.

It probably means unresponsive.

When you say that someone was
like a bump on a log, it means that he/she was unresponsive or immobile.

Here are a few examples.

• I don't know whether the student understood what I was saying. He just sat there like a bump on a log.

• While I was helping my father rearranged the furniture, my sister just stood there like a bump on a log.

• I remember Sandy’s first presentation. She was so nervous that for the first 15 seconds she just stood there like a bump on a log.

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