not know where to put yourself


not know where to put yourself
not know where to put yourself british informal phrase
to feel very embarrassed

Dad suddenly stood up and started dancing – I didn’t know where to put myself.

Thesaurus: to be, or to become ashamed or embarrassedsynonym
Main entry: put

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • not know where to put yourself — British informal to feel very embarrassed Dad suddenly stood up and started dancing – I didn t know where to put myself …   English dictionary

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  • not know where to put — (not) know where to put (yourself) informal to feel very embarrassed. And then he started to sing. Well, I didn t know where to put myself! …   New idioms dictionary

  • know where to put — (not) know where to put (yourself) informal to feel very embarrassed. And then he started to sing. Well, I didn t know where to put myself! …   New idioms dictionary

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  • put — W1S1 [put] v past tense and past participle put present participle putting [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move to place)¦ 2¦(change somebody s situation/feelings)¦ 3¦(write/print something)¦ 4¦(express)¦ 5 put a stop/an end to something 6 put something into… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • put — verb past tense putpresent participle putting MOVE STH 1 (transitive always + adv/prep) to move something from one place or position into another, especially using your hands: put sth in/on/there etc: Put those bags on the table. | You should put …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • put — verb past tense putpresent participle putting MOVE STH 1 (transitive always + adv/prep) to move something from one place or position into another, especially using your hands: put sth in/on/there etc: Put those bags on the table. | You should put …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English