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Faux Pas Meaning in Real Context with Images

Faux pas meaning in real context with images and synonyms for advanced learners of English used in authentic and short sentences to improve your advanced vocabulary and practice reading comprehension at the same time.

/ˌfəʊˈpɑː/ (noun)

Faux pas meaning

impolite words or behavior that is not socially acceptable, social mistake or blunder, blooper, gaffe, uncouth behavior, indiscretion, misstep, in French it means: false step


If your embarrassing moment involved hurting someone’s feelings, make an extra-special effort to go out of your way and make it up to your co-worker or colleague, such as buying him lunch or covering for him on his break. This helps build up a good rapport so your blunder or faux pas can be sooner forgotten.

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