make a mess of


Definition of make a mess of

: to ruin (something) or to make many mistakes in doing (something) The scandal made a mess of his political career. The weather made a mess of our plans. He made a mess of his speech.

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“Make a mess of.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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