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To make a mistake or error
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“Imagine if you completely mess up her measurements and overestimate her waist or hips?”
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To disarrange or cause to be disordered
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“This will mess up the order of your fields and records, generating so much extra work that you might as well create a new database from scratch.”
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To make dirty or unclean
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“I reckon she believed that I was only making up an excuse to get into the house and mess up her clean floors.”
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Ruin or foil
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Make a dog's breakfast
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Ruffle up
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To destroy or disrupt by means of sabotage
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Misdo
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To strike or hit repeatedly
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To make something more complex
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To handle roughly or clumsily
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To fill with alarm or depression
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To treat with cruelty or violence, especially regularly or repeatedly
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To take the pleasure or enjoyment out of
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To frustrate or prevent (someone) from achieving an aim
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To touch or handle, especially with the thumb or fingers
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Something which becomes muddled or botched in some way
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A mistake or problem
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A state of complete disorder
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