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put sth out of joint

to prevent a plan from working correctly: Our whole schedule was put out of joint by the designs arriving a week late.
(Definition of put sth out of joint from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “put sth out of joint”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使混乱, 使无秩序…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使混亂, 使無秩序…
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