cross up

phrasal verb

crossed up; crossing up; crosses up
US
1
: to make (someone) confused
The team crossed up their opponent by throwing the ball instead of running it.
2
: to ruin (something) completely
His failure to meet the deadline crossed up the deal.

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“Cross up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cross%20up. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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