au pied de la lettre

adverb au pied de la let·tre \ō¦pyādəläˈletr(ə), -et(rə)\

Definition of au pied de la lettre

  1. :  literally don't take everything I say au pied de la lettre

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Origin and Etymology of au pied de la lettre

French, literally, to the foot of the letter


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