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English definition of “play (merry) hell with sth”

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play (merry) hell with sth

informal
to seriously damage or confuse something: The power cuts played hell with our computers.
Translations of “play (merry) hell with sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 破壞, 毀壞, 損害…
in Chinese (Simplified) 破坏, 毁坏, 损害…
(Definition of play (merry) hell with sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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