throw into disarray

throw into disarray

To cause some group, organization, situation, system, process, etc., to fall into a state of confusion, disorder, or uncertainty. A noun or pronoun can be used between "throw" and "into." The company was thrown into disarray by the sudden resignations of several top-level officials. You're going to end up throwing the project into disarray if you keep changing the parameters like that. The huge cyber attack threw the entire country into disarray for several months.
See also: throw