Chinese English Dictionary

中文, 汉语, 漢語 - English

烂摊子 in English:

1. Mess

It's a complete mess, and it's getting on my nerves.
We wouldn't be in this mess if you'd just done what I told you.
If you mess with drugs, you're asking for trouble.
*lippy and messy
The situation in Kyrgyzstan is a real mess.
There's no need to tell on him and mess up their marriage.
If we all pull together we should be able to get the country out of the mess it's in.
If rain was enough to get phone-lines crossed then Japan would be in a right mess, wouldn't it?
I would hate to see him mess up one of his butterfly knife tricks.
Is there really any guy who has such a sad face when they mess up?
It took several hours to clear the mess left from the wreck of the truck and several cars.
A mess this is a state in which no order.
Sorry - the place is a bit of a mess. When I got home, the house was a complete mess. The burglars left the house in an awful mess. You can make cookies if you promise not to MAKE a mess in the kitchen.
Lanes in both directions are closed at the moment while police try to clear up the mess.
A disorderly/dirty state/thing. Sb is a mess: his life is in a state of confusion or disorganization. Also an untidy jumble of things. Can mean ‘trouble or an unpleasant situation.’ Mess UP: ‘to make sth dirty/untidy’ & ‘to ruin sth’/‘to make sth fail.’