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English definition of “make mischief”

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make mischief

old-fashioned
to intentionally say or do something that causes other people to be upset or annoyed with each other: My children often try to make mischief between me and my new husband.
Translations of “make mischief”
in Chinese (Traditional) 搬弄是非,挑撥離間,製造不和…
in Chinese (Simplified) 搬弄是非,挑拔离间,制造不和…
(Definition of make mischief from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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