goof-up

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goof′-up`



n. Informal.
a mistake, blunder, or malfunction.
[1940–45]
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This is not the first time Pakistanis have indulged in such goof-ups.
Abdul Basit, the former Pakistan envoy to India, scaled the heights of goof-ups as he tweeted a photo of adult film actor Johnny Sins, calling him a Kashmiri man who had lost his vision after being hit by a pellet.
While some scored, such as Ahmed Ali Butt, others didn't fare so well due to a somewhat lacklustre script and general lack of pizzazz and goof-ups. Of the segments, the memoriam to all the stars we have lost over the past year was most emotionally stirring.
One umpire, because of his proximity to the key Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) officials, used to threaten the match referees against mentioning his goof-ups in their reports.
By mid-afternoon I'd had enough of missing "gimme" shots, falling on my face, losing gear and other even more embarrassing goof-ups, so I threw my arms upward and yelled, "I surrender!" to whatever evil genie had me in its grip.
Let us not forget that Goa was hosting near about 900 delegates during the BRICS Summit and hence could not afford to have any goof-ups.
Possibilities of goof-ups have been significantly narrowed down," Mishra said.
It has inherited a number of tasks after goof-ups at other agencies, including handling billions of federal dollars for disaster recovery.
It's nice to work at your own pace, whistle all you want and fix your goof-ups before anyone sees them.
When it comes to goof-ups, you're not too tough on yourself--most of the time.
These are not just "rookie" errors made by young people; some of these goof-ups are made by senior staff who haven't interviewed in years .