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screw someone up

Definition of screw someone up in English:

informal Cause someone to be emotionally or mentally disturbed: this job can really screw you up
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  • ‘Our first job is to not screw him up,’ McLaughlin said with a laugh.
  • Nobody has a perfect life, and, just think, if you are screwed up in a sufficiently imaginative way, your children can always use it as creative ballast.
  • The rush of emotions and the intensity of being whooshed back to the time in my life when we were together screwed me up for weeks.
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