at sixes and sevens

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be confused or muddled up, unsure of a decision
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I was at sixes and sevens when I had to decide whether to attend my grade 12 graduation ceremony or attend the Global Leadership Conference in China as they were both scheduled on the same day.

Submitted on November 07, 2012

Additional definitions for 'at sixes and sevens':

at sixes and sevensIn a state of confusion.
at sixes and sevensIn a state of dispute or disagreement.
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