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English definition of “catch sb on the wrong foot”

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catch sb on the wrong foot

If something catches you on the wrong foot, you are not prepared for it: I hadn't expected the question and it caught me on the wrong foot.
Translations of “catch sb on the wrong foot”
in Chinese (Traditional) 令(某人)措手不及…
in Chinese (Simplified) 令(某人)措手不及…
(Definition of catch sb on the wrong foot from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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