смотреть как баран на новые ворота

To stare at like a ram at a new gate. (Prikolist.biz)
To stare at like a ram at a new gate.
To look at someone or sth. with a puzzled, perplexed or dismayed expression on one's face; to look rather stupid, not understanding what is going on; to look quite lost.
Originating as an extention of a persistent statement смотреть (уставиться) как баранstare as a ram. A ram (Баран) is considered such a damb animal that it, as they say, does not recognize its own farm if it sees a new gate, and since the ram is usually looking at the gate for a long time before it dares to enter.
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