1.表述：make a mess of something
變異：make a mess out of something
釋義：To handle something in a way that causes it to be disordered, damaged, or ruined.（把.......弄糟）
例句：I had these books all in order but the kids rifled through them and made a mess of the whole thing.
I'm afraid the accounting department made a mess out of these numbers. We'll need to re-tally the entire ledger.
2.表述：play the devil with something
釋義：To ruin or cause serious damage to something. （把......弄糟）
例句：Your being late really played the devil with my plans for the day.
I love wine, but it plays the devil with my stomach!
3. 表述：foul up
釋義：To mess up or ruin something. （弄糟，搞砸）
例句：The threat of a hurricane really fouled up our vacation plans!
Boy, you really fouled up this report, and I don't have time to fix it right now.