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gaffe

noun [C]  /ɡæf/ us  
an embarrassing mistake: His failure to ask for his teacher’s advice was a major gaffe.
Translations of “gaffe”
in Spanish metedura de pata, patinazo, plancha…
in French gaffe…
in German taktlose Bemerkung…
in Chinese (Traditional) 出醜, 失禮, 失言…
in Russian оплошность…
in Turkish gaf, pot kırma, bilmeden yapılan utandırıcı şey…
in Chinese (Simplified) 出丑, 失礼, 失言…
in Polish gafa…
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