One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(of a place) be extremely messy or untidy in appearance.‘the room looked like a bomb had hit it’
- ‘The head of access and recreation said: ‘This is well beyond vandalism, it's sheer wanton destruction - the building looks like a bomb's hit it.’’
- ‘If the house is half clean he notices that I've only done half, but if I don't do any and the house looks like a bomb's hit it, he doesn't say anything….’
- ‘However, the room now looks like a bomb's hit it as there is stuff all over the floor!’
- ‘The fact that the place ends up looking like a bomb's hit it and people aren't sitting down to eat until 11.00 o'clock is irrelevant!’
- ‘The room tidy bit doesn't always happen but then when it gets to looking like a bomb's hit it they are the ones who have to blitz it clean.’
- ‘One villager said: ‘My kitchen looks like a bomb's hit it at the moment.’
- ‘Look at it, it looks like a bomb's hit it, it looks like a wasteland, there's not even a sign of a tree.’
- ‘If I'm in charge on my own for just a few hours the place looks like a bomb's hit it.’
- ‘No matter how organised it appears, I still leave the house in the mornings with my room looking like a bomb's hit it.’
- ‘I believe things get worse before they get better - that's why my house looks like a bomb's hit it because there's just stuff everywhere.’
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