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English definition of “put .your foot in it”

put .your foot in it

UK (US also UK put your foot in your mouth) informal
C2 to say something by accident that embarrasses or upsets someone: I really put my foot in it with Alison. I had no idea she was divorced.
(Definition of put .your foot in it from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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