Mix up

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Definition

to mix up: to confuse
verb
I always mix up my mother's and my sister's birthdays. I always get confused about the dates.
The details of the party are all mixed-up in my head. I'm so confused, I can't remember the time or the date of the party.

a mix-up: confusion, a mistake
noun

Examples

  • "Also, it's an American keyboard, so you don't have to worry about mixing up your 'q's and 'a's."
  • "A mix up."
  • "There's been a mix up."
  • "I'm sorry, there seems to have been some sort of a mix-up here."
  • "You're getting your stereotypes mixed up."

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