mix sb/sth up Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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mix sb/sth up

phrasal verb with mix uk   us   /mɪks/ verb
B2 to ​fail to ​recognize two ​people or things ​correctly by ​thinking that one ​person or thing is the other ​person or thing: People often ​mix us up because we ​look so ​similar. I ​think you're ​mixing me up with my ​sister.
(Definition of mix sb/sth up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mix sb/sth up”
in Chinese (Simplified) 混淆, 把…弄混…
in Chinese (Traditional) 混淆, 把…弄錯…
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