ES meter la pata
volume_up
{verb}

1. general

meter la pata (also: estropear, pifiar)
volume_up
to cock up {vb} [coll.]
meter la pata
meter la pata
volume_up
to bloop {v.i.} [Amer.] [coll.] (make a mistake)

2. colloquial

meter la pata (also: equivocarse, paltearse)
meter la pata (also: paltearse, pajarearse, pifiar)
volume_up
to goof {vb} [coll.]
meter la pata (also: tirarse una plancha)
volume_up
to boob {v.i.} [Brit.] [coll.]
meter la pata (also: embarrarla)
volume_up
to flub {v.i.} [Amer.] [coll.]
meter la pata
volume_up
to foul up {vb} [Amer.] [coll.] (bungle)
meter la pata
volume_up
to slip up {vb} (put one's foot in it)
meter la pata (also: equivocarse)
volume_up
to trip up {vb} (make mistake)

Synonyms (Spanish) for "meter la pata":

meter la pata

Context sentences for "meter la pata" in English

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Spanishes tu gran oportunidad, así que no vayas a meter la pata
this is your big chance, so don't drop the ball
Spanishcon su habilidad característica para meter la pata
with his usual talent for saying the wrong thing
Spanishse especializa en meter la pata
he has an aptitude for putting his foot in it
Spanishes especialista en meter la pata
he's an expert at putting his foot in it
Spanishes experto en meter la pata
he's very good at putting his foot in it
Spanishes un experto en meter la pata
SpanishSi los Jefes de Gobierno vuelven a meter la pata esta vez, será imposible convencer al electorado europeo del poder de Europa.
If the Heads of Government drop another clanger this time, it will be impossible to convince the European electorate of Europe's power.
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Spanishmeter la pata
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SpanishPara Bush, él era un aliado fiel; para otros, una persona propensa a meter la pata, siempre metida en intentos fallidos de aplicar una política equivocada.
To Bush, he was a faithful ally, to others, an accident-prone person who always makes unsuccessful attempts at pursuing the wrong policy.