Friday Phrase

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Not put a foot wrong

Episode 200214 / 14 Feb 2020

NOT PUT A FOOT WRONG

The phrase 'not put a foot wrong' is used to describe someone not making any mistakes. We can relate it to a specific task, or use it more generally to say that someone does things in the right way.

Example Sentences

  • We met our daughter's boyfriend yesterday – at first I was wasn't sure about him, but he didn't put a foot wrong all evening.
  • It's my first day in this job, I'm just going to try not to put a foot wrong
  • I didn't think that you would be a good manager, but you haven't put a foot wrong since you've started.

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