One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Mishandle a situation.‘I really messed up’
mismanage, mishandle, misdirect, misgovern, misconduct, bungle, botch, fluff, fumble, mess up, mar, spoil, ruin, wreckView synonyms
- ‘Unfortunately policy makers hardly learn from the backlash of their own messing up with complicated social issues.’
- ‘It's an extremely messed up situation when one innocent man has to die to protect others.’
- ‘Which is ridiculous, we won that war in every way possible, its the after-war we're messing up.’
- ‘Plane by plane, city by city, the weather is really messing up the works when it comes to airline travel today.’
- ‘It messes up your health, screws up your lungs and eats you away inside.’
- ‘If by any chance you land up messing up you need not get perturbed.’
- ‘I had other police agencies say, Look, we don't like to talk about brother cops messing up.’
- ‘If it all begins with humans messing up, and causing an imperfect world it all ends with Jesus sorting it out, and causing a perfect one!’
- ‘It just messes up an already messed up situation.’
- ‘Simply because were constantly messing up the board and starting over again.’
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