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put one's foot in one's mouth

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To love another person is to see the face of God. [Les Miserables]
Victor Hugo
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to put one’s foot in one’s mouth

  1. (idiomatic) To misspeak; to say something embarrassing or wrong.
    I really put my foot in my mouth during the interview.

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