Common Expressions : Shoot yourself in the foot

Idiom : Shoot yourself in the foot

If you shoot yourself in the foot, you do or say something  stupid which can cause serious problems for you.

In fact, a bad behavior like blaming people around, annoying them by talking too much about yourself or trying to be smarter than them can spoil a situation for yourself.

Let’s see some examples :

– She shot herself in the foot by flirting her boss.

– Why does he always shoot himself in the foot by acting like that ?

– The coach shot himself in the foot by saying that all players didn’t play like it should.


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