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go pear-shaped

UK informal
If a plan goes pear-shaped, it fails: We'd planned to go away for the weekend, but it all went pear-shaped.
Translations of “go pear-shaped”
in Chinese (Traditional) (計劃)失敗,泡湯…
in Chinese (Simplified) (计划)失败,泡汤…
(Definition of go pear-shaped from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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