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- noun British something badly botched or muddled; a foul-up.
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- noun idiomatic, UK, vulgar something which becomes
muddledor botchedin some way.
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- noun something badly botched or muddled
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The $3.1 million project suffered a cost blowout of $615,000, which veteran Labor Senator John Faulkner described as a "balls-up".
Ireland will be given an official apology by the International Rugby Board this week, for the balls-up that cost their team their customary victory in Cardiff.
I would like to think that it is a spell-check balls-up, but the mind still boggles.
To say nothing of the balls-up mess it made of the science of military tactics ... like that final robot battle at the end of Phantom Menace: as though you'd see any significant ground combat in a world where all differences would be settled in space, because whoever won up there could then bombard the other side into submission from on high.
Regardless, both films have endured as deeper examinations of the phenomena and in my opinion are far more effective films than KICK-ASS, which suffers from going all-out and balls-up a little too enthusiastically.
I suspect the next thing to be revealed as a total balls-up will be the scrapping of the RDAs.
He researched the subject but found nothing new to say: "Everyone already knew it was a monumental balls-up."
What a balls-up, Ashton got lucky at the World Cup when the team demanded changes and got them, maybe now people will realise that he is not a strong enough man.
I see you haven't joined the campaign to rid ourselves of that pommy plagiarising balls-up of a Welsh song on the verge of surrendering to the b. poms.
Health care fiasco period not included ... total balls-up don't want to be unfair.