Stuff up – English Phrasal Verb – Online English Lessons

To stuff up something (or stuff something up) is to do something badly, or to make a mistake, or to spoil something.

Australian slang / informal English.

See also, mess up

Examples of use:

1. I stuffed up and put too many eggs in the cake.

2. I think I stuffed up my English exam.

3. I stuffed up and accidentally deleted the blog post I was writing.

4. She received a written warning from her boss today because she keeps stuffing up at work.

5. I have to book my flights again because the airline company stuffed up my booking.

stuff up
present simple
stuff up and stuffs up
-ing form
stuffing up
past simple
stuffed up
past participle
stuffed up

Can you use this phrasal verb in a sentence?

Have you ever stuffed something up?

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