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couldn't organize a piss-up in a brewery

rude slang Is unable to arrange things successfully. (A "piss-up" is a social gathering at which people drink an excessive amount of alcohol—something that would be easy to do in a brewery.) Primarily heard in UK, Australia. No wonder Marie's event was a disaster—she couldn't organize a piss-up in a brewery!
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couldn't organize a piss-up in a brewery

BRITISH, INFORMAL, VERY RUDE
If you say that someone couldn't organize a piss-up in a brewery, you mean that they are extremely bad at organizing things. She was fired after saying her boss couldn't organize a piss-up in a brewery. Note: A piss-up is a slang word for an occasion at which a lot of alcohol is drunk.
See also: organize
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