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mess up / descolocar
 
mess up   mess
A. -transitive verb + adverb
1. (=disarrange)
[+books, papers]   descolocar
[+hair]   desarreglar
[+room, house]   desordenar,   desarreglar
2. (=dirty)   ensuciar
3. (=ruin)
[+plans, arrangements]   estropear,   echar por tierra
[+piece of work]   estropear
4. (United States)
(=beat up)   zurrar *,   dar una paliza a *
B. -intransitive verb + adverb   *   meter la pata *
 
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