From A to Z, Twenty-Six Funny, Weird, Vivid French Expressions

METTRE LES PIEDS DANS LE PLAT

 

 

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Literally: to put one’s feet in the dish

Best equivalent: to mess up

 

When someone starts talking in a very unfiltered way about something everybody was careful to avoid, the French say he or she met les pieds dans le plat.

 

See you tomorrow for the letter Q, part of the A to Z challenge!

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