at sixes and sevens

listen to the pronunciation of at sixes and sevens
Englisch - Türkisch
allak bullak
şaşkınlık içinde
be at sixes and sevens
hallaç pamuğuna dönmüş olmak
Englisch - Englisch
In a state of confusion

Oh, what a racket! And everything on deck apparently at sixes and sevens. Mail-bags and passengers mixed up in every direction.

In a state of dispute or disagreement

All you will see is a girl you once knew, although she's dressed up to the nines, at sixes and sevens with you.

in a state of confusion or disorder, in a mess
at sixes and sevens


    at sixes and sev·ens

    Türkische aussprache

    ät sîksîz ınd sevınz


    /ˈat ˈsəksəz ənd ˈsevənz/ /ˈæt ˈsɪksɪz ənd ˈsɛvənz/


    () Unknown, though it may have originated from the game of hazard and the Old French cinque (five) and sice (six), the riskiest numbers to shoot for, which were misheard and folk-etymologized into English as "six" and "seven".