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English definition of “mix up something”

mix up something

verb phrasal verb with mix  /mɪks/ us  


to put objects in the wrong order or place: If you mix up the photos in my family album, I’ll never forgive you!
(Definition of mix up something from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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