play (merry) hell with sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “play (merry) hell with sth” in the English Dictionary

"play (merry) hell with sth" in British English

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play (merry) hell with sth

informal to ​seriouslydamage or ​confuse something: The ​powercutsplayedhell with ​ourcomputers.
(Definition of play (merry) hell with sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “play (merry) hell with sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 破坏, 毁坏, 损害…
in Chinese (Traditional) 破壞, 毀壞, 損害…
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“play (merry) hell with sth” in British English

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