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lump sth/sb together

phrasal verb with lump
 
 
/lʌmp/ verb
to put different groups together and think about them or deal with them in the same way: American and Canadian authors tend to be lumped together.Connecting and combiningVariety and mixturesMixing and mixtures
Translations of “lump sth/sb together”
in Russian смешивать в кучу…
in Turkish yan yana koymak, aynı kefeye koymak…
in Polish wrzucać coś/kogoś do jednego worka…
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