English verb: bollix up
|1.||bollix up (social) make a mess of, destroy or ruin|
|Samples||I botched the dinner and we had to eat out.|
The pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement.
|Synonyms||ball up, blow, bobble, bodge, bollix, bollocks, bollocks up, botch, botch up, bumble, bungle, flub, fluff, foul up, fuck up, fumble, louse up, mess up, mishandle, muck up, muff, screw up, spoil|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s.|
Somebody ----s something
|Broader (hypernym)||fail, go wrong, miscarry|