Translation of mix-up in Spanish:

mix-up

lío, n.

Pronunciation /ˈmɪksʌp//ˈmɪks ˌəp/

noun

informal

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    lío masculine informal
    confusión feminine
    • It's about an embryo mix-up in an IVF clinic resulting in a black couple and a white couple giving birth to each other's babies.
    • The geographical mix-up is a good metaphor for so many of the misunderstandings that plagued me in the first few years of my job.
    • Drug administration errors, including four medication mix-ups in one 24-hour period, were behind the consultant's decision.
    • You'd think there would have been more farcical complications in our lives, but we haven't had any of those mistaken-identity sweetheart mix-ups.
    • A spare rifle in camp is a good idea, but as the example above shows it can result in cartridge mix-ups.
    • Both stores said the label mix-up had been a genuine error.
    • The game really was a catalogue of errors, with wayward passes and mix-ups on both sides of the ball.
    • Errors such as packaging mix-ups or faulty packs that lead to nonsterile products can easily go undetected by the consumer.
    • Hospitals can computerize their drug ordering, reducing errors caused by physicians' bad handwriting and providing a system of checks to avoid mix-ups.
    • One of the most annoying common linguistic mix-ups is the confusion between atheist and agnostic.
    • But a mix-up at the ground meant the tickets remained locked up.
    • Most dry cleaners will attach small paper tags to your clothing's labels in order to avoid mix-ups, and separate garments by type to systematize their cleaning process.
    • As it happens, there was a ticket mix-up and during the break we were moved from circle seats down to the stalls.
    • The practice helps track inventory and can reduce data-entry errors as well as mix-ups.
    • One possible explanation for the mix-up is a case of mistaken identity.
    • Wouldn't it be horrible if all of the confusion and speculation turned out to be just a mix-up in medical terminology?
    • This website has also learned that the countback rule itself is to be reviewed as a result of the mix-up.
    • Worse still, the widower was never informed of the blunder and only discovered the mix-up after calling the college days before to arrange delivery of the prizes.
    • It was a good system since we rarely had mix-ups.
    • Mike is saying that the mix-up is not his fault, that he can only work with the paperwork that has been given to him, and that Matt has messed something up.