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what does "put his foot in it" mean? #1 (permalink) Mon Feb 18, 2008 10:39 am   what does "put his foot in it" mean?
 

English Idioms and Expressions, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #1 "Up to his ears", question 10

You can always rely on Fred to put his foot in it and come out with a remark like that.

(a) tread on somebody
(b) fall over
(c) say something embarrassing
(d) put on the wrong shoe

English Idioms and Expressions, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #1 "Up to his ears", answer 10

You can always rely on Fred to say something embarrassing and come out with a remark like that.

Correct answer: (c) say something embarrassing
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what does "put his foot in it" mean? #2 (permalink) Mon Feb 18, 2008 12:57 pm   what does "put his foot in it" mean?
 

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Say something embarrassing or inappropriate.
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