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bass-ackward

Opposite or contrary to what is expected, completely disordered or disarranged, or that which is done incompetently. A playful, euphemistic rearranging of "ass-backwards." That's the last time I let you fix the electrical work by yourself. You've wired it all bass-ackward! I must not be completely awake yet, I just put my pants on bass-ackward!

bass-ackwards

Opposite or contrary to what is expected, completely disordered or disarranged, or that which is done incompetently. A playful, euphemistic rearranging of "ass-backwards." That's the last time I let you fix the electrical work by yourself. You've wired it all bass-ackwards! I must not be completely awake yet, I just put my pants on bass-ackwards!

couldn't hit a bull in the ass with a bass fiddle

rude slang Has poor aim or a lack of coordination. Don't give that guy a weapon—he couldn't hit a bull in the ass with a bass fiddle.
See also: ass, bass, bull, fiddle, hit

ground bass

A musical phrase played on the bass that repeats consistently throughout a piece of music (unlike the varied phrases that are played by the other instruments in the composition). While you play the ground bass, the piano will play the melody, and then the choir will come in.
See also: bass, ground

couldn't hit a bull in the ass with a bass fiddle

Rur. unable to aim; very clumsy. (Jocular. Use with caution.) Tom: Is Jane a good shot? Charlie: She couldn't hit a bull in the ass with a bass fiddle.
See also: ass, bass, bull, fiddle, hit
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"At a time when many are questioning whether the concept of 'justice for all' applies to them, the ABA must lead by implementing strategies across this country to ensure that our citizens can believe the civil and criminal justice system is truly blind to color, gender, religion, and income inequality," Bass said.
Bass admitted that hasn't had enough experience around kids, so he and Turchin haven't been asked to babysit his fellow bandmates' children.
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As I mentioned, bass guitar was a childhood dream, so as soon as I got an opportunity to try it with a new band, around the year 1999, I jumped into it, and I've been playing it ever since.
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THE Bass Anglers' Sport Fishing Society (BASS), the angling body set up to protect the future of our most popular sporting sea fish, is urging all anglers to protest at the EU directive that came in force on January 1 that includes angling in a ban on taking bass until June 30 and then a limit of one bass per day from July to December.