have two left feet

have two left feet

To be unable to dance gracefully; to have awkward or clumsy footwork while dancing. I've always had two left feet, so I was really nervous about our first dance after the wedding.
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have two left feet

Fig. to be very awkward with one's feet. (Often refers to awkwardness at dancing.) I'm sorry, I can't dance better. I have two left feet.
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two left feet, have

Be clumsy, as in I'll never get the hang of this dance; I've got two left feet. This expression conjures up an image of feet that are not symmetrical, as left and right are, therefore causing imbalance or stumbling. It was first recorded in 1915.
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have two left feet

If someone has two left feet, they are not good at dancing. She told reporters that her husband has two left feet.
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have two left feet

be clumsy or awkward, especially as a dancer.
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have two left ˈfeet

(informal) be very awkward in your movements, especially when you are dancing or playing a sport: I’m a hopeless dancer. I’ve got two left feet.
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