Confusion

at cross purposes

Meaning: With aims or goals that conflict or interfere with one another.

Example: It will be difficult for us to be successful if we continue working at cross-purposes. Read on

all hell will let loose

Meaning: a situation suddenly becomes noisy and violent, usually with a lot of people arguing or fighting

Example: All hell will let loose when the caged animals break out of their cages. Read on

rabbit hole

Meaning: mentally go somewhere surreal or strange

Example: Peter is having another one of his parties on Friday. Time to go down the rabbit hole again. Read on

topsy-turvy

Meaning: with the top at the bottom

Example: Everything has been topsy-turvy since we moved in. I can't find anything until I unpack properly. Read on

screw up

Meaning: slang depicting that a mistake was made

Example: I really screwed up this time. My wife will never forgive me for forgetting her birthday. Read on

in a fog

Meaning: in a great confusion

Example: Jane always seems to be in a fog. Read on

at sea

Meaning: It means to be confused or not understand something at all.

Example: I was at sea when he started discussing quantum physics during dinner. Read on

sit on the fence

Meaning: delay or avoid making a decision or choice

Example: Has he decided which offer he is going to accept or is he still sitting on the fence? Read on

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dig own grave

dig own grave Meaning: do something stupid that will seriously harm oneself, cause one’s own ruin or downfall. Example: If she continues to behave like this to her … Read on

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