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bugger up Offensive

Meaning: to ruin, spoil, mess up

For example:

  • We used to have a healthy economy, but the banks have buggered it up by being too greedy.

  • Ted reckons the person who buggers something up should be the one who pays the cost of fixing it.

Quick Quiz:

"The world's economy has been buggered up by politicians, banks and finance companies." This means they have
  1. improved the economy
  2. fixed up the economy
  3. damaged the economy

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