upset plans

upset someone's plans

Fig. to ruin someone's plans. I hope it doesn't upset your plans if I'm late for the meeting. No, it won't upset my plans at all.
See also: plan, upset
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San Miguel will come into the game with a four-game winning streak and, knowing how the Beermen are when a serious challenge is on the other end of the court, they are expected to respond to any GlobalPort upset plans with great efficiency.
Rebels said the ISIL gains had upset plans for a wider offensive that was being prepared ahead of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan to seize government-controlled parts of Aleppo.
UPSET PLANS "We find after years of struggle that we do not take a trip; a trip takes us" - John Steinbeck, Travels With Charley The first thing to remember is to focus on what's within your control.
Omar Abdullah told reporters that the raid, in which at least eight people have been killed, appeared designed to upset plans for a meeting in New York this week between Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
The stance taken by the ministry could upset plans of many companies that were keen to enter the banking space in India.
The government had sought to give assurances that the delay in the implementation of a fiscal rule in the country would not give way to a spending spree to upset plans to reduce budget deficit ahead of an election due next year.
As much as you can fulfil your hopes, it may upset plans at home, where someone may prefer to maintain the status quo.
The extended hours went a long way toward negating the severe weather that disrupted the middle days of December in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast and the paralyzing storms that upset plans through the middle of the country on the days leading up to December 25.
A change a family member makes may upset plans but is sure to make for long term success.
He said: "Barcelona and Lyon are the so-called super teams and Rangers are the typical side in every group who can upset plans.
But it was the UCLA defense that bludgeoned any upset plans Oregon State might have had this time.
Obviously we are pleased he will be available for the Trophy tie and the festive programme but it does upset plans for Alfreton as I'd envisaged going there with an attacking formation and a flat back three
His performance was highlighted by a key stop late in the fourth quarter, ending any potential upset plans the Renegades might have had.
He said: 'Colnel Rayburn had a setback in September that held him up and upset plans.
He said that will upset plans that adult students had for applying to jobs or enrolling in college or trade school.