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flub something up

to mess something up; to ruin something. I saw you play in the tournament last Friday. You really flubbed it up, if you don't mind me saying so. You really flubbed up the tournament.
See also: flub, up

flub the dub

Inf. to fail to do the right thing. Martin is flubbing the dub with the fund-raising campaign. Please don't flub the dub this time.
See also: dub, flub

flub up

to make an error. I flubbed up again!
See also: flub, up

flub up

v.
1. To make a mistake, especially out of confusion or ignorance: He tried to tell the joke, but he flubbed up the punch line. She is nervous about giving the toast and will probably flub it up. My taxes were incorrect because my accountant flubbed up.
2. To cause someone or something to blunder: I tried to hold my camera steady for the shot, but all the insects buzzing around flubbed me up. The constant distractions flubbed up the actor.
See also: flub, up

flub something up

tv. to do something incorrectly; to mess up a procedure. Now don’t flub this up.
See also: flub, up

flub the dub

tv. to fail to do the right thing. Martin is flubbing the dub with the fund-raising campaign.
See also: dub, flub

flub (up)

1. and flub-up n. an error; a blunder. Who is responsible for this flub-up?
2. in. to mess up; to foul up. You are flubbing up again, aren’t you?
See also: flub, up

flub

verb

flub-up

verb
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Good fun for kids but Flubber is gooey in more ways than one.
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John Kerry would have to get his hands on some weapons-grade flubber to overcome his disappointing post-convention bounce readings.
But he found a taste for avuncular mentors and academics in Dead Poets Society (1989), and continued with Awakenings, Toys, Mrs Doubtfire (in drag), Flubber, Good Will Hunting and Bicentennial Man.
Disney played dirty by re-releasing The Little Mermaid and their new live-action kidpic Flubber at the same time.
The kid-pic Flubber is an updated version of the Disney classic, The Absent-Minded Professor.
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And kids with be in for further treats with the feature-length Woody Allen cartoon Antz, and Flubber, starring Robin Williams.
And kids will be in for extra treats with Flubber, starring Robin Williams, and the animated feature Antz.