‘Let the cat out of the bag’ and ‘Put (one’s) foot in (one’s) mouth’ (Useful Idioms!)

‘Let the cat out of the bag’ and ‘Put (one’s) foot in (one’s) mouth’ (Useful Idioms!)
Useful idioms - let the cat out of the bag / put (one's) foot in (one's) mouth - Thinking in English

Have you ever ‘let the cat out of the bag’? Or ‘put your foot in your mouth’? I guess everyone has at least once in their lifetime! Try these idioms out next time you tell someone a secret but shouldn’t have told them, or the next time you embarrass or offend someone!


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