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mixed up

adjective  /ˈmɪkst ˈʌp/ us  

mixed up adjective (CONFUSED)

temporarily confused: I just got mixed up, and thought she wanted us to come early.

mixed up adjective (INVOLVED)

involved, esp. with someone or something bad or dangerous: He was a great athlete at school, but he got mixed up with the wrong crowd and stopped training.

mixed up adjective (DISORDERED)

(of names, information, files, etc.) put into the wrong place or order, esp. when put where similar things belong: They got his records mixed up (= confused information about him with someone else's information).
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