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n
informal a noisy confusion or dispute; uproar
[C19: perhaps from Yiddish shlimazl misfortune]
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Noun1.shemozzle - (Yiddish) a confused situation or affair; a mess
Yiddish - a dialect of High German including some Hebrew and other words; spoken in Europe as a vernacular by many Jews; written in the Hebrew script
confusion - disorder resulting from a failure to behave predictably; "the army retreated in confusion"
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shemozzle

[ʃəˈmɒzl] N (Brit) (= confusion) → lío m; (= dispute) → bronca f, follón m
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It's not easy sometimes when these shemozzles get started, people can lose the plot and lose their place in the team and stuff like that.
It's not easy sometimes when these shemozzles get started "I think they showed in the second half that far from distracting our players, it maybe galvanised them.