make a fool of oneself


: to behave in a very foolish or silly way
He got drunk at the party and made a fool of himself.
He's making a fool of himself over that woman.

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“Make a fool of oneself.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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