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Turkish translation of “shambles”


noun     /ˈʃæmblz/
be a shambles informal to be very badly organized
çok kötü düzenlenmiş olmak; dağınık, savaş alanı gibi olmak
The performance was a complete shambles.Dirt and untidiness
(Definition of shambles noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)

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