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muddle

Pronunciation: /ˈmʌdl/

Translation of muddle in Spanish:

noun/nombre

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

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

Phrasal verbs

muddle along

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
ir* tirando [colloquial/familiar]

muddle through

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
arreglárselas we've had to muddle through as best we can hemos tenido que arreglárnoslas como hemos podido

muddle up

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
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 [colloquial/familiar] I get terribly muddled up with all these figures me confundo horriblemente or [colloquial/familiar] me hago un lío tremendo con todas estas cifras

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