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mix sth up

verb uk phrasal verb with mix   /mɪks/ us  
to make a group of things untidy or badly organized, or to move them into the wrong order: Don't mix up the bottles - you'll have to repeat the experiment if you do. Your jigsaw puzzles and games are all mixed up together in that box.
Translations of “mix sth up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 弄錯,弄亂…
in Russian беспорядочно наваливать, перепутывать…
in Turkish birbirine karıştırmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 弄错,弄乱…
in Polish pomieszać coś…
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