two left feet


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two left feet

A lack of coordination, especially while dancing. Typically used with the verb "have." Don't ask Paul to dance, he has two left feet. I decided to take dance lessons before the wedding because I have two left feet.
See also: feet, left, two
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He said: "I am jumping into this feet-first, the trouble is they are two left feet.
Nobody has even seen me dance yet and I've joked before that I've got two left feet, but I'm trying to do something about that at the moment.
Bundock said moving to the 49er class is like entering the TV show Dancing With The Stars: "I'm now the clumsy new corner with two left feet and Ben is the star teaching me all the steps.
All they'd have to do to bring glory instead of shame to their cringing ancestors is to hike their two left feet down to the free Irish dancing lessons every Monday at the Hibernian Cultural Centre, 19 Temple St.
Whether you have two left feet on the dance floor or are a potential contender on 'So you think you can dance ;', taking up classes to get moving is one way of staying fit and having fun.
If you have two left feet, why not check out dancechanneltv.
But for every Jill Halfpenny and Natasha Kaplinsky there's a Quentin Willson, who will forever be remembered for having two left feet.
Damon taught the line dancing so well that even someone with two left feet was able to dance like a professional.
In the ad, Leggsy -- who has two left feet in a nod to the team's supposed weakness on that side -- comes on to the pitch in the 89th minute and manages to score the winning goal.
Ok, so you have two left feet on skis, and when you think of snowy mountains, only frostbite comes to mind.
They want a certain dance here and I have two left feet.
Last season on Broadway, Boyd Gaines started out with two left feet and ended up partnering the girl of his dreams in Contact.
I for one cannot mock the current dance scene and as I now have two replacement hips you could say I have two left feet and some fine memories to boot
4 Anyone else watching the floods of tears on Strictly Come Dancing when someone with two left feet is voted off and thinking "meanwhile in Aleppo.
I'm the only black guy you'll meet with two left feet.