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mess (up)

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1 to make or do (something) in a clumsy or unskillful way

  • messed up the drawing and had to start over
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2 to undo the proper order or arrangement of

  • a nap had messed up her hair and she looked a sight
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3 to make a mistake

  • if anyone messes up even once while we're recording, we have to start all over again
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drop the ball, lay an egg

4 to strike repeatedly

  • "If I catch you looking at my girlfriend, I'm going to mess you up!" he threatened
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beat up on


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