make+a+botch+of

  • 1Make a botch of — mess up …

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  • 2make a botch of — Australian Slang mess up …

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  • 3make a botch of something — phrase to do something badly or carelessly You’ve made a real botch of that painting. Thesaurus: to make a mistake, or to do something badlysynonym Main entry: botch …

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  • 4make a botch of something — to do something badly or carelessly You ve made a real botch of that painting …

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  • 5botch up —    / make a botch of    If you spoil something, or make a mess of it, by doing a job badly or incorrectly, you make a botch of it or you botch it up.     Danny tried to assemble the new desk, but he made a botch of it …

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  • 6botch — I = botch up botch UK [bɒtʃ] / US [bɑtʃ] or botch up UK / US verb [transitive] Word forms botch : present tense I/you/we/they botch he/she/it botches present participle botching past tense botched past participle botched informal to do something… …

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  • 7botch — [[t]bɒ̱tʃ[/t]] botches, botching, botched 1) VERB If you botch something that you are doing, you do it badly or clumsily. [INFORMAL] [V n] It is a silly idea and he has botched it. [V ed] ...a botched job. Syn: mess up PHRASAL VERB …

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  • 8botch — 1 also botch up verb (T) informal to do something badly, because you have been careless or because you do not have the skill to do it properly: The builders really botched up our patio. botcher noun (C) 2 also botch up noun (C) informal… …

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  • 9botch up — verb make a mess of, destroy or ruin I botched the dinner and we had to eat out the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement • Syn: ↑botch, ↑bodge, ↑bumble, ↑fumble, ↑muff, ↑blow, ↑ …

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  • 10make a hash of — (informal) BUNGLE, fluff, mess up, make a mess of; mismanage, mishandle, ruin, wreck; informal botch, muff, muck up, foul up, screw up, blow; Brit. informal make a pig s ear of …

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  • 11make a mess of — MISMANAGE, mishandle, bungle, fluff, spoil, ruin, wreck; informal mess up, botch, make a hash of, muck up, foul up; Brit. informal make a pig s ear of, make a Horlicks of, cock up. → mess * * * make a mess of : to ruin (something) or to make many …

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  • 12botch — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. bungle, blunder, butcher; mar, spoil; mismanage. See unskillfulness. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. bungle, spoil, mar, ruin, wreck, mutilate, fumble, distort, blunder, mishandle, do clumsily, muddle, make a …

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  • 13botch — v 1. bungle, Inf. muff, Inf. flub; spoil, Inf. foul up, Sl. bitch, Sl. blow; hash, muddle, mangle, butcher, Dial. butch, Sl. screw up, Sl. mess up, Sl. louse up, Inf. bollix; gum up the works, make a hash of, make a mess of, make sad work of, U.S …

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  • 14botch — Synonyms and related words: anamorphosis, bad job, bad likeness, bat out, be all thumbs, bevue, bitch up, blight, blow, blunder, blunder away, blunder into, blunder on, blunder upon, bobble, boggle, bollix, bonehead play, boner, boo boo, botchery …

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  • 15botch — verb examiners botched the test scores Syn: bungle, mismanage, mishandle, make a mess of, mess up, make a hash of, muff, fluff, foul up, screw up, flub …

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  • 16make a hash of — informal he was sorry to have made such a hash of the travel arrangements Syn: bungle, fluff, flub, mess up, make a mess of; mismanage, mishandle, ruin, wreck; botch, muff, muck up, foul up, screw up, blow …

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  • 17make a mess of — he made a mess of the project Syn: mismanage, mishandle, bungle, fluff, spoil, ruin, wreck; informal mess up, botch, make a hash of, foul up …

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  • 18botch — 1. verb /bɒʧ,bɑːʧ/ a) To perform (a task) in an unacceptable or incompetent manner; to make a mess of something; to ruin; to bungle; to spoil; to …

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  • 19make a mess of — v. mishandle, bungle, screw up, spoil, ruin, wreck; mess up, botch …

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  • 20make a hash of — idi to spoil or botch …

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