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slang Brit something done badly
vb (tr, adverb)
1. (Zoology) (of an animal) to raise (its ears), esp in an alert manner
2. slang Brit to botch
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|Noun||1.||cockup - something badly botched or muddled |
error, fault, mistake - a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention; "he made a bad mistake"; "she was quick to point out my errors"; "I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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cockup[ˈkɒkʌp] N (Brit) what a cockup! → ¡qué lío!, ¡qué desmadre!
to make a cockup of sth → fastidiar algo, joder algo
there's been a cockup over my passport → me han armado un follón con el pasaporte
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