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muddle something up

Definition of muddle something up in English:

Confuse two or more things with each other: at the time, archaeology was commonly muddled up with paleontology
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  • Thus, the matter is muddled up as a manager-employee conflict instead of a pure freedom of expression issue.
  • And so, because I didn't want to go through the rest of my life eating the wrong food and muddling homeopaths up with homosexuals, I selected the weakest lenses and set about choosing some frames.
  • I think a lot of people muddle celebrities up with soaps.
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