balls up

balls up
balls up (vulgar sl)
1. To make a muddle or mess of
2. To throw into confusion (ballsˈ-up noun; ballsedˈ-up adjective)
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Main Entry:ball

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ˌballs ˈup [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they balls up he/she/it ballses up present participle ballsing up past tense ballsed up past participle ballsed up] british impolite phrasal verb
to do something very badly and make a lot of mistakes
Thesaurus: to make a mistake, or to do something badlysynonym
Main entry: balls

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balls up [phrasal verb]
balls (something) up or balls up (something) Brit slang, sometimes offensive : to make mistakes in doing or making something

He ballsed up [=fouled up, messed up] everything and never got anything right.

— see also balls-up
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Main Entry:balls

Useful english dictionary. 2012.


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