In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.3(throw into confusion)desordenarrevolverdon't get your books mixed up with mine — no mezcles tus libros con los míos
1.4(confuse)(names/dates) confundirto mix sth/sb up with sth/sb — confundir algo/a algn con algo/algn
- I'm always mixing him up with his brother — siempre lo confundo con su hermano
- to mix it up — sacarse la mugre
2.1(involve)to be/get mixed up in sth — estar metido / enredado/meterse en algo
- to be/get mixed up with sb — andar liado/liarse con algn
- don't get mixed up with her — no te líes con ella
2.2(confuse)to get mixed up — hacerse un lío informal
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