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confuse

verb [T] uk   us   /kənˈfjuːz/
B2 to mix up someone's mind or ideas, or to make something difficult to understand: You're confusing him! Tell him slowly and one thing at a time. Stop confusing the issue (= making the problem unnecessarily difficult)!B2 to mix up two separate things or people in your mind, imagining that they are one: You're confusing me with my sister - she's the one studying drama. It's easy to confuse his films, because he tends to use the same actors.
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