There are 2 translations of muddle in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈmʌdl/


  • lío (m), follón (m) (Esp) [familiar/colloquial] to be in a muddle [books/papers] estar* (todo) revuelto or desordenado [person] estar* enredado, estar* liado or hecho un lío [familiar/colloquial] to get into a muddle [things] entreverarse, desordenarse [person] armarse or hacerse* un lío [familiar/colloquial] to get sth into a muddle liar* or enredar algo

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There are 2 translations of muddle in Spanish:



  • muddle up

Phrasal verbs

muddle along

v + adv
ir* tirando [familiar/colloquial]

muddle through

v + adv
arreglárselas we've had to muddle through as best we can hemos tenido que arreglárnoslas como hemos podido

muddle up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
1.1 (jumble) [belongings/papers] entreverar, desordenar to get muddled up entreverarse, desordenarse 1.2 (mix up) confundir I always muddle her up with her sister siempre la confundo con su hermana 1.3 (bewilder) confundir to get muddled up confundirse, enredarse, hacerse* un lío [familiar/colloquial] I get terribly muddled up with all these figures me confundo horriblemente or [familiar/colloquial] me hago un lío tremendo con todas estas cifras

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