put the cat among the pigeons

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To cause alarm

Professor Stephen Hawking put the cat among the pigeons last week with his cheery remarks about comet Machholz-2, which some astronomers believe could be heading our way. — The Times, 19 September 1994.

Put (or set) the cat among the pigeons: say or do something likely to cause trouble or controversy
put the cat among the pigeons

    Silbentrennung

    put the cat a·mong the pigeons

    Türkische aussprache

    pût dhi kät ımʌng dhi pîcınz

    Aussprache

    /ˈpo͝ot ᴛʜē ˈkat əˈməɴɢ ᴛʜē ˈpəʤənz/ /ˈpʊt ðiː ˈkæt əˈmʌŋ ðiː ˈpɪʤənz/

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