What does 'Tread on someone's toes' mean?
If you tread on someone's toes, you upset them, especially if you do something that they should be in charge of.
- Category: Body and bodily functions
Idioms similar to 'Tread on someone's toes'
- Keep someone on their toes
- On your toes
- Step on someone's toes
- Dip your toes in the water
- Make your toes curl
Buy our lists of British English, American English and Animal idioms in PDF format. They're perfect to use offline for reference or for use in class!