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le bordel


Definition: (familiar) - mess, chaos (literally, bordel refers to a brothel)

Quel bordel ! - What a stinking mess! What a shambles!

Ça va être le bordel ! - It'll be chaos!

Familiar expressions: mettre/foutre le bordel - to create havoc; mettre/foutre le bordel dans qqch - to screw/bugger something up; bordel de merde (vulgar expression used for emphasis) - for God's sake, goddamnit

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