drop a brick

idiom

British, informal
: to make a very bad or embarrassing mistake

Examples of drop a brick in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Look at the human buffoons surrounding the bear: There is a lackey who thinks his pistol could persuade a bear to drop a brick of cocaine. Yasmin Tayag, The Atlantic, 5 Dec. 2022

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“Drop a brick.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drop%20a%20brick. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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