not/never put/set a foot wrong
not put a foot wrong
To not do anything wrong or make any mistakes. The director never puts a foot wrong, keeping the film extremely focused in each scene. Of course my sister can't put a foot wrong in our parents' eyes—she's the golden child.
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not put a foot wrongBRITISH
COMMON If you don't put a foot wrong, you do not make any mistakes. This season the athlete hasn't put a foot wrong. He glided smoothly through his news conference, never putting a foot wrong.
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not/never put/set a foot ˈwrong(informal) never make a mistake: According to her colleagues, she never put a foot wrong.
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