at\ sixes\ and\ sevens


at\ sixes\ and\ sevens
adj. phr.
Not in order; in confusion; in a mess.

He apologized because his wife was away and the house was at sixes and sevens.

Our teacher had just moved to a new classroom, and she was still at sixes and sevens.

After the captain of the team broke his leg, the other players were at sixes and sevens.


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