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mix
American English: /mɪks/
British English: /mɪks/

Translation of mix in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 (mixture)
    Example sentences
    • The tour is a fascinating mix of anecdotal and historical stories combined with well-presented factual information.
    • Like all successful teams they have realised that you must have a mix of quality and commitment as one without the other is no good.
    • I think I've got a fair mix of ages and qualities.
    1.2 (ingredients) cake mix
    (preparado comercial para hacer pasteles)
    Example sentences
    • But on reading the ingredients of a cake mix, I realise now I would never want to.
    • Not that the business is entirely against the use of mixes and other prepared ingredients.
    • The book assumes that most birthday cake makers will use a commercial cake mix.
    1.3 (Audio)
    Example sentences
    • These are two very different audio mixes (the older track fast and furious, the new one with a deliberate, pained vocal and wailing guitar).
    • This release sees the addition, not only of the rare mono mix but the tracks recorded for her first solo outing, with the band backing her.
    • Stuffed to the gills with demos, home-recordings, live versions and unusual mixes, you'll find all of your favourites here, but often in wildly different guises.
    Example sentences
    • Otherwise, all three of these sound mixes are identical to one another.
    • Accompanying James' unorthodox choreography is a stream of video images and an audio mix that includes a sitcom laugh track, a bingo caller and barnyard animals.

transitive verb

  • 1.1 (combine)
    (ingredients/paint)
    mezclar
    (amalgam/plaster)
    preparar
    (cocktail)
    preparar
    to mix one's drinks
    mezclar las bebidas
    to mix something in
    añadir or incorporar algo
    to mix something into something
    mezclar algo con algo
    incorporar algo a algo
    mix together the flour and the eggs
    mezclar la harina con los huevos
    to mix something with something
    mezclar algo con algo
    I never mix business with pleasure
    nunca mezclo los negocios con el placer
    mix and match to mix it with somebody (British English) [colloquial]
    meterse con alguien [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • It was a chemical reaction, the kind when you mix two substances that aren't supposed to be mixed together.
    • Substances are mixed with all sorts of things to give them bulk and sell for triple the price.
    • When enough of each of the ingredients in pure form are mixed together, the results are deadly.
    Example sentences
    • Each of the ingredients in the concrete, the proportions of those ingredients, and how the concrete is mixed, placed, and finished all affect the outcome.
    • In terms of longevity, prepare to purchase and mix new developer about every five years or so.
    • But biotech drugs can't be made by mixing a recipe of ingredients A, B, and C.
    1.2 (Audio)
    (sound/record)
    mezclar
    Example sentences
    • A danceable cumbia or salsa track is mixed with other sounds, everything from electronica to rap.
    • The transmitter mixes the signal with some strong radio signals called carrier waves.
    • Audience tracks were then mixed in stereo for the TV broadcast.
    Example sentences
    • An accomplishment any musician would admire, she played all the instruments, sang lead and backing vocals, then independently recorded and mixed the album.
    • We have most of their album recorded and mixed, but we're looking for the hot single.
    • We only had a few days' time to record, overdub and mix three songs.

intransitive verb

  • 1.1 (combine)
    (substances)
    mezclarse
    1.2 (go together)
    (foods/colors)
    combinar (bien)
    Example sentences
    • Oil and water do not mix because they are fundamentally different substances, not only in their obvious characteristics but also on a molecular scale.
    • This explains why, in a closed system, 2 gases will always mix despite the fact that no heat may be exchanged.
    • You will notice that you use fewer drops of essential oil for perfumes; this is because the essential oils don't mix as well with water and alcohol as they do with carrier oils.
    1.3 (socially) she doesn't mix well at parties
    le cuesta entablar conversación con la gente en una reunión
    to mix with somebody
    tratarse con alguien

Phrasal verbs

mix up

1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object 1.1 (combine)
(ingredients)
mezclar
1.2 (prepare)
(paste/paint)
preparar
1.3 (throw into confusion) don't get your books mixed up with mine
no mezcles tus libros con los míos
1.4 (confuse)
(names/dates)
confundir
to mix something/somebody up with something/somebody
confundir algo/a alguien con algo/alguien
I'm always mixing him up with his brother
siempre lo confundo con su hermano
to mix it up (American English) [colloquial]
1.5 (bewilder)
(person)
confundir
2 (usually passive) 2.1 (involve)to be/get mixed up in something
estar metido or enredado/meterse en algo
to be/get mixed up with somebody
andar liado/liarse con alguien
don't get mixed up with her
no te líes con ella
2.2 (confuse) to get mixed up
confundirse
hacerse un lío [colloquial]

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