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mix-up

also mix·up (mĭks′ŭp′)
n.
1. A state or an instance of confusion; a muddle: a bureaucratic mix-up.
2. Informal A fight or melee.

mix-up

n
1. a confused condition or situation
2. informal a fight
vb (tr, adverb)
3. to make into a mixture: to mix up ingredients.
4. to confuse or confound: Tom mixes John up with Bill.
5. (often passive) to put (someone) into a state of confusion: I'm all mixed up.
6. (foll by: in or with; usually passive) to involve (in an activity or group, esp one that is illegal): why did you get mixed up in that drugs racket?.
7. mix it up informal US and Canadian to fight

mix-up

(ˈmɪksˌʌp)

n.
1. a state of confusion.
2. a fight.
[1835–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mix-up - a mistake that results from taking one thing to be anothermix-up - a mistake that results from taking one thing to be another; "he changed his name in order to avoid confusion with the notorious outlaw"
error, fault, mistake - a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention; "he made a bad mistake"; "she was quick to point out my errors"; "I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults"

mix-up

noun confusion, mistake, misunderstanding, mess, tangle, muddle, jumble, fankle (Scot.) a mix-up over travel arrangements

mix-up

also mixup
noun
Translations

mix-up

[ˈmɪksˈʌp] Nlío m, confusión f
there was a mix-up over the ticketshubo un lío or una confusión con las entradas
we got in a mix-up with the trainsnos hicimos un lío con los trenes

mix-up

nDurcheinander nt; there seemed to be some mix-up about which train …es schien völlig unklar, welchen Zug; there must have been a mix-upda muss irgendetwas schiefgelaufen sein (inf)

mix-up

[ˈmɪksˈʌp] n (fam) → confusione f

mix

(miks) verb
1. to put or blend together to form one mass. She mixed the butter and sugar together; He mixed the blue paint with the yellow paint to make green paint.
2. to prepare or make by doing this. She mixed the cement in a bucket.
3. to go together or blend successfully to form one mass. Oil and water don't mix.
4. to go together socially. People of different races were mixing together happily.
noun
1. the result of mixing things or people together. London has an interesting racial mix.
2. a collection of ingredients used to make something. (a) cake-mix.
mixed adjective
1. consisting of different kinds. I have mixed feelings about leaving home; mixed races; a mixed population.
2. done, used etc by people of different sexes. mixed tennis.
ˈmixer noun
a person or thing that mixes; a thing which is used for mixing. an electric food-mixer.
mixture (ˈmikstʃə) noun
1. the result of mixing things or people together. a mixture of eggs, flour and milk.
2. a number of things mixed together and used for a given purpose. The doctor gave the baby some cough mixture.
3. the act of mixing.
ˈmix-up noun
a confused situation etc. a mix-up over the concert tickets.
be mixed up (in, *with)
to be involved. He was mixed up in that burglary / with some drug-takers.
mix up
1. to blend together. I need to mix up another tin of paint.
2. to confuse or muddle. I'm always mixing the twins up.
3. to confuse or upset. You've mixed me up completely with all this information.

mix-up

تَشَوّشُ zmatek forveksling Verwechslung μπέρδεμα lío sekaannus confusion zabuna scambio 混同 혼란 verwarring forveksling plątanina confusão неразбериха förväxling ความยุ่งเหยิง karışıklık tình trạng hỗn độn 混淆
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