[ UK /bˈɒd‍ʒ/ ]
  1. make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement
    I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
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How To Use bodge In A Sentence

  • I had to bodge it here and there, for example where screw holes didn't align properly, but the point is this: it works and it sounds great.
  • From the start, diplomats and officials at the UN recognised that this was a bodged compromise.
  • Personally I trust myself above a whole army of 'professionals' who'll bodge a job, charge a fortune, then leave me to the consequences - and I speak from bitter experience. Projects You Shouldn’t Try To DIY | Lifehacker Australia
  • After being patronised by the check-in assistant you find that your room, whilst ostensibly plush, contains at least one fitting that has been bodged at an angle that isn't quite straight.
  • I miss my flat where they (said jobsworths) had bodged everything so my bills were 37p a quarter for leccy and about 7p for gas. Drowning In Lies
  • I've been contacted by another victim who, having been sold a criminally bodged car, is now plotting his revenge.
  • They contain another bodged compromise that will create further confusion and conflict.
  • Greece, whose bodge-job finances triggered the crisis, might well be forced to negotiate an exit from the euro. The European Idea lies dead, killed by the credit crunch
  • If you're interested in feedback, you could look at lower-overhead ways of letting people rate or share posts - addthis is easy to add to blogger (which reminds me I should sort out the bodge job I've done on this blog) as a prompt for people to share, save or discuss your posts. Soliciting conversation and listening actively while isolating discussion
  • While discussing the origins of the word bodger the other night, the Poor Sod noticed that I was preparing the Brussels sprouts he'd claimed to like. - Home Page
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