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English definition of “get/start off on the wrong foot”

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get/start off on the wrong foot

to start a relationship or activity badly: He got off on the wrong foot with my parents by arriving late.Failing and doing badly
Translations of “get/start off on the wrong foot”
in Russian неудачно начать…
in Turkish yanlış bir başlangıç yapmak, kötü başlamak…
in Polish niefortunnie zacząć znajomość…
(Definition of get/start off on the wrong foot from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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