make more intense;
"Emotions were screwed up"
make a mess of, destroy or ruin;
"I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"
"the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"
screw or turn higher
twist into a strained configuration;
"screw up one's face"
- Let's screw the two pipes together end to end.
- Reinstall the Allen screw and retighten firmly.
- I compelled him to give up the plan.
- In times of sheer boredom I would pick up a book and force myself to read.
- We need to tighten up security at the prison.
- The pressure on the enemy is building up quickly.
- Anything that can screw up will!
- Their interference bollixed up the whole deal.
- The hoarse tenor singer mucked up the recital.
- You'll gum up the jobs if you do it this way.
- screw up 拧紧