foul up

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foul up (third-person singular simple present fouls up, present participle fouling up, simple past and past participle fouled up)

  1. (intransitive, slang, idiomatic) To make a mistake, to go wrong.
    You really fouled up this time.
  2. (transitive) To botch; to make a mess of.
    I fouled up question 3 of the exam.

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