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2 : to make mistakes in or mix up <She messed up the speech.>
3 : to become confused or make an error <I messed up the first time.>
4 : to use or do in an aimless way <I messed around on the computer all afternoon.>
This is a messed up question, because I get along with everybody on both teams ...
Likewise, voluntarily taking on more chores around the house might show the folks that, yes, you messed up, but you can be mature and responsible.
We've been without electricity before, your bank has messed up at some time or another don't pay your credit card bill if it's $1,244,345.10.