In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1metedura de pata feminine informalmetida de pata feminine Latin America informalto make a faux pas — meter la pata informal
- Arrogant pride can be a social faux pas, but feeling proud is important for a healthy sense of self esteem.
- What's the worst faux pas an Englishman can make in a pitch?
- Realizing the faux pas, the confused singer made up a few impromptu dance moves before walking off the stage.
- Even though it is no longer considered a fashion faux pas, I refuse to wear white after Labor Day.
- Trust me, this will help greatly in preventing any possible faux pas or embarrassment.
- But I feel I'm committing some terrible faux pas and trendy typography buffs are probably sniggering at me.
- And the second faux pas is the proliferation of checked shirts.
- When bureaucrats pointed out the faux pas, she corrected the order.
- But look at how confusion and indecision have prompted a fashion faux pas.
- For example, they might be less likely to recognize that a social faux pas or insult could cause someone else offence.
- Well, I personally don't think that was a faux pas at all, seeing as you asked whether anyone else wanted it first.
- Well you wouldn't want to read that book, obviously, but it's the sort of thing you need to know about in order to avoid making embarrassing faux pas.
- I tune in for the fashion firsts, the fashion faux pas, and to see what's in fashion.
- Political correctness is de rigueur while offering dinner guests non-organic vegetables is a serious faux pas.
- Correcting other people's children is a faux pas that will earn you a cold shoulder from the respective parent.
- Howard could have done without this most recent faux pas.
- This is a faux pas the government should swiftly make amends for.
- This can be an amusing approach when you're talking about fashion faux pas and such like.
- Every social faux pas, every cruel word, every embarrassment returns with fresh power to demoralise.
- Will my nationally aired faux pas and charisma catastrophes ever desist?
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