make a hash of

idiom

informal
: to ruin (something) by making many mistakes
He made a hash of the whole project!

Examples of make a hash of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But somehow Newsom managed to dive below the low expectations and make a hash of things every step of the way. The Editors, National Review, 5 Oct. 2023 Keaton isn’t the first talented actress to make a hash of reading literary prose aloud. Mimi Kramer, Vulture, 10 May 2022

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“Make a hash of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/make%20a%20hash%20of. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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