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 Queer Pitch

>Spoil somebody’s chance of doing something.
>Making a deed more difficult for someone
>Secret or malicious attempt to not letting someone do what they can
>Spoil someone’s chances of success

This idiom originated in UK. The pitch used in the phrase is referred to as the place where a street performer stationed themselves or the site of a market trader’s stall. Queer’ has been used as a act that means ‘to spoil’ since the early 19th century. These two put collectively give the meaning of this phrase.


>He queered my pitch by asking for promotion before I did.

>He queered his friend’s pitch by proposing the girl his friend was going to propose to.

>A few Political parties try to queer on another’s pitch by booth capturing during the time of elections.

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