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screw the pooch

vulgar slang To make a very serious, grievous, or irreversible mistake; to ruin something or cause something to fail due to such an error. I'm sorry, boss, I really screwed the pooch this time. Do you think we can get the clients back if I explain that it was all a misunderstanding because of me? This operation depends on you, so don't screw the pooch!
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pooch out

To swell or bulge outward. I hate these pants—they make my stomach pooch out in a really unflattering way. Unfortunately I had just gotten my wisdom teeth out the day before, so my cheeks are pooching out in every picture.
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pooch out

to stick or bulge out, as with a belly. His chubby tummy poached out when he relaxed.
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pooch out

v. Slang
To swell or protrude outward: I need to go on a diet—my stomach is starting to pooch out.
See also: out, pooch

pooch

n. a dog. (Also a term of address to a friendly dog.) Hello, pooch. My goodness, you’re friendly.
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A dog photographer from The Dog Portrait Company will be on hand to snap the tail-wagging stars and the photos will then be entered into the national competition to find the 'Pick of the Pooch.
The Bad Boys singer has been desperate for a pet pooch but Si told her to concentrate on her career.