shambles


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a ruinous state of disorder

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a condition of great disorder

a building where animals are butchered

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Howley and his team got away with it this time but for how much longer can this shambles continue?
Shambles held firm until the last two minutes when Liam Dryden launched a rocket of a throw which looked as though it was going to be collected by Liam Parkin in the Shambles goal but somehow ended up trickling over the line.
Medroso said they couldn't believe that such large churches would "crumble down" and be left "in shambles.
The proposed development of the shambles car park for approximately 30 cars will include construction of pavement, surface water drainage, foul sewer, watermain, public lighting, utility trenches and ducting, irish limestone paving on footways, lining, signage, street furniture, tree planting and all associated works and traffic management.
He had been bailed three times at Hamilton Sheriff Court SHAMBLES 2 - for offences that included carrying a knife and breach of the peace - and was wearing an electronic tag.
As for the Concord Poetry Center and Friends of the Concord Free Public Library, they only invite writers with bourgeois tastes and aesthetics to read to the "good society" that helped beat up the nation which, as mentioned, is in a shambles.
Unfortunately, some state school boards are not much better, and the federal "No Child Left Behind Act" is also a shambles.
He was responsible for John Schlesinger directing the film, asking Paramount and Tom Rosenberg to get him, thinking he could save a script in shambles and get a decent performance out of Madonna.
Shambles by Debra Monroe is the story of surviving and coping the aftermath of neglect, terror, and tragedy.
Meanwhile, the nation's economy is a shambles, and the World Food Program estimates that almost half the population will need food aid by the end of the year.
As of this writing, the infrastructure of the Palestinian Authority is in shambles, the future of the Authority's leader, Yasser Arafat is uncertain, and in a piece of symbolism strong enough to evoke tears, the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, the traditional birthplace of Christ, is under siege.
Needless to say, when the brown furry family returned from their fishing expedition, they were shocked and dismayed to see the shambles the puerile hoodlum had made of their woodland homestead.
The documentary has even been widely praised by a press otherwise too cowed to tell the real story about Panama, which has remained in a shambles ever since the American attack.
The brief contends that to require a "health" exception for parental notification laws "would be to make a shambles of existing abortion regulations.