put your foot in your mouth
This page is about the idiom put your foot in your mouth
Meaning: If you put your foot in your mouth you say or do the wrong thing and usually make matters worse.
- I really put my foot in my mouth when I asked her how her husband was. I forgot that he died last year.
- Every time he speaks he puts his foot in his mouth.
This idiom is sometimes expressed as "put one's foot in it".
I really put my foot in my mouth. I felt
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Contributor: Josef Essberger