Meaning of “at sixes and sevens” in the English Dictionary


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at sixes and sevens

informal , old-fashioned in US

in a confused, badly organized, or difficult situation:

We've been at sixes and sevens in the office this week.

(Definition of “at sixes and sevens” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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