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Put a foot wrong doing right about turn (3)


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'put a foot wrong doing' is the definition.
I can't judge whether this definition defines the answer.

'right about turn' is the wordplay.
'right' becomes 'r' (common abbreviation).
'about' becomes 're' ('re' means regarding or about).
'turn' shows that the letters should be reversed in order.
'rre' back-to-front is 'ERR'.

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(Other definitions for err that I've seen before include "Miscalculate" , "Be mistaken" , "have an affair?" , "Stray from the straight and narrow" , "Make mistake in Canberra" .)

I've seen this clue in The Globe and Mail and The Guardian.
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