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fuck-up Taboo

Meaning: a serious mistake

For example:

  • There's been a major fuck-up in delivering the shipment. Some idiot sent it to Austria instead of Australia.

  • How could a fuck-up like this happen? You told me you always double-check everything yourself.

Warning! This is very bad language. If you are a non-native speaker, you are advised not to use it. (You could cause resentment or anger if you use it inappropriately.)

Quick Quiz:

If there's been a serious fuck-up in the factory, production will probably
  1. speed up
  2. slow down
  3. be unaffected

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