make mischief Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “make mischief” in the English Dictionary

"make mischief" in British English

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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.
(Definition of make mischief from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “make mischief”
in Chinese (Simplified) 搬弄是非,挑拔离间,制造不和…
in Chinese (Traditional) 搬弄是非,挑撥離間,製造不和…
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