a-și băga piciorul*
* to stick his feet in
Romania and Moldova
To give up, often because the situation did not go as originally planned.
"Jur că, de când maică-ta și-a băgat picioarele, spatele mă doare mai rău."
"I swear that since your mom stuck her feet in, my back has gotten worse."
Submitted September 2020
<h2>a-și băga piciorul</h2>
<h3>Literal translation: a-și băga piciorul</h3>
<p>To give up, often because the situation did not go as originally planned.</p>