au pied de la lettre

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

Definition of au pied de la lettre

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

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History and Etymology for au pied de la lettre

French, literally, to the foot of the letter

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“Au pied de la lettre.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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