Language Arts Idioms
Put one's foot in his mouth
Idiom With Context Clues
You don't ever talk to me like that again King, do you hear me? Put your foot in your mouth.
To put your foot in your mouth means to be quiet or shut up.
When someone tells you to put your foot in your mouth, they mean for you to be quiet. One thing that helps you to know what this means is that if you put something in your mouth, It usually means you can not talk. Therefor, by telling someone to put their foot in their mouth, it does not mean for them to put them self in a human pretzel.
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