See parent entry: → mix
- 1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object 1.1 (combine)(ingredients)1.2 (prepare)
mezclar(paste/paint)1.3 (throw into confusion) don't get your books mixed up with mine
prepararno mezcles tus libros con los míos1.4 (confuse)(names/dates)to mix something/somebody up
withsomething/somebodyconfundir algo/a alguienI'm always mixing him up with his brother conalgo/alguiensiempre lo confundo con su hermanoto mix it up (US) [colloquial]pelearsesacarse la mugre (Southern Cone) [colloquial]1.5 (bewilder)(person)
Definition of mix up in:
- [colloquial]lío (masculine) [colloquial]Example sentences
- You'd think there would have been more farcical complications in our lives, but we haven't had any of those mistaken-identity sweetheart mix-ups.
- One of the most annoying common linguistic mix-ups is the confusion between atheist and agnostic.
- A spare rifle in camp is a good idea, but as the example above shows it can result in cartridge mix-ups.
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