But when I asked which firm she now worked at, I realized I had committed a faux pas.
For his Olympic-level faux pas, his fellow conservatives across the pond peeped rebuke and ridicule on Romney.
Some are now calling DSK's faux pas “a kiss of death” for Aubry as it makes her seem like no more than his understudy.
Forget the faux pas of showing up to a costume party in the same costume as someone else.
Yet, as a sign that Franco-Israeli relations were solid, Jerusalem did not take umbrage at the faux pas, at least not officially.
The truth is, I executed rather a faux pas over there at Asquith.
And had I committed a faux pas in refusing to deliver up the little bag?
A stirring modern drama in which the evil effects of a faux pas on the part of the heroine lead to dramatic developments.
Your Grace saved me a faux pas there, for Montaiglon is not what I fancied at all.
They made one faux pas, and it is upon that we may—if we are careful—get the better of them.
1670s, French, literally "false step."