botch-up


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botch-up

n
informal a piece of bungling
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botch-up

(inf)
nMurks m (inf), → Pfusch m (inf)
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This latest botch-up is the result of the National Governments mismanagement of Novopay from day one.
The bank is notorious for its 2005 trade botch-up in which a trader lost $225m in seconds
The botch-up is obviously a regular occurrence even though driving licences involve just one office and one Government department.
The USA skipper's season-long loan deal with Racing Santander is in the balance because of an administrative botch-up by the second division outfit.
The same cannot be said of Vaughan, which is why his reappointment is ill-timed and could be the biggest botch-up of all.
A Holyrood petition was launched yesterday after one MSP described the redundancy botch-up as "robbery on a Farepak scale", a reference to the collapse of the Christmas club firm that cost customers millions.
TALK about Castle Hill Hotel being a botch-up on the planners' side, I notice that at the Huddersfield Royal Infirmary an application for the temporary erection of a microbiology lab was published in the Examiner on Thursday, May 27.
A HUGE botch-up has left the RAF with eight Chinook helicopters worth pounds 259million they cannot use.
Skippers say the new harbour at Mallaig - opened last July by Princess Anne - is a design botch-up.
But a botch-up over his travel plans meant that our answer to Sven Goran Eriksson finally jetted into Glasgow airport at 10pm.
But a botch-up with his travel plans meant that our answer to Sven Goran Eriksson finally jetted into Glasgow airport at 10pm.
But an insider on ITV's London Tonight, which found English literature papers which have not been changed, said: "It's a complete botch-up.