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faux pas
American English: /ˌfoʊ ˈpɑ/
British English: /fəʊ ˈpɑː/

Translation of faux pas in Spanish:

noun plural faux pasPronunciation: /-z/

  • metedura (feminine) de pata
    (Latin America tb) metida (feminine) de pata [colloquial]
    to make a faux pas
    meter la pata [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • Every social faux pas, every cruel word, every embarrassment returns with fresh power to demoralise.
    • Well you wouldn't want to read that book, obviously, but it's the sort of thing you need to know about in order to avoid making embarrassing faux pas.
    • For example, they might be less likely to recognize that a social faux pas or insult could cause someone else offence.
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