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cock-up

noun [C] uk   /ˈkɒk.ʌp/  us   /ˈkɑːk-/ UK slang
something that is done wrong or badly: Gerry's made a right cock-up with/of those figures! So it was delivered to the wrong place? What a cock-up!
Translations of “cock-up”
in Korean 실수…
in Arabic فَشل…
in Portuguese confusão, engano, erro…
in Catalan embolic, fracàs…
in Japanese へま…
in Italian pasticcio, casino…
in Chinese (Traditional) 一團糟…
in Russian глупая ошибка, провал…
in Turkish aptalca yapılan kata, başarısızlık, karışıklık…
in Chinese (Simplified) 一团糟…
in Polish wpadka, fuszerka…
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