Catch Word #40 – To put your foot in your mouth

Sometimes we embarrass ourselves by saying something stupid. You can say, I embarrassed myself by saying something stupid or you can say I put my foot in my mouth. In this episode we look at that expression and also to make a fool of myself. Both of these expressions are used for embarrassing behaviour. Listen to this episode to hear our examples of situations most people consider embarrassing.

Expressions included in the Study Guide

  • To put your foot in your mouth
  • Likely
  • Regret
  • Congratulations and How many months are you?
  • To offend someone
  • To make a fool of yourself
  • To find out
  • To be indiscreet
  • To be tactless
  • To speak out of turn

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