Definition of “put your foot in it” - English Dictionary


“put your foot in it” in English

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put your foot in it

UK US put your foot in your mouth to say something by accident that embarrasses or upsets someone:

I really put my foot in my mouth – I asked her if Jane was her mother, but she said Jane is her sister.

(Definition of “put your foot in it” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)