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mix your metaphors

to combine two or more metaphors, often producing a silly or humorous effect: Mixing his metaphors, he described the problem by saying "We've opened up a can of worms here, and now we have to get the genie back in the bottle".
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Translations of “mix your metaphors”
in Chinese (Simplified) (愚蠢、滑稽的)混合隐喻…
in Chinese (Traditional) 混合隱喻(常產生愚蠢、滑稽效果)…
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