English version

shambles

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishshamblessham‧bles /ˈʃæmbəlz/ noun 🔊 🔊 be (in) a shambles
Examples from the Corpus
shamblesIt is all out of order because the preliminaries are a shambles.But the room, the target of a 1968 arson, was in a shambles.This kitchen is a shambles!Now it is merely a shambles.The scrums, in particular, were a shambles, with Haslemere being driven off their own ball.He liked the fact that he had fought back from the break-up with Yamaguchi, revived a career in shambles.Much around Lilly is in shambles.
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