upset the applecart

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To spoil carefully laid plans or arrangements; to spoil something.
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He came to our house uninvited and started to upset the applecart.

Submitted on September 01, 2009

Additional definitions for 'upset the applecart':

Upset the ApplecartSpoil careful plans, to mess with someone plans, to cause trouble, to interfere with a plan
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