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1confusodesorientadoa crazy, mixed-up kid — un chico con problemas
- He emerged as a mixed-up teenager, seeking a job and closer contact with the revolutionaries.
- She might ride her own horse, play the cello and have a public-school education, but she is as lost and mixed-up as her new-found friend.
- The actions of the major players in this drama have been mixed-up and incoherent, and have tended to widen, not narrow, the crisis.
- Put more baldly, he was recognisably mixed-up; and although that made him maddeningly undependable as a politician, it humanised him as a man.
- How many mailboxes did just one mixed-up teenager blow up before he was caught?
- They were not terrorists in the conventional sense but mixed-up kids.
- He is a very mixed-up man, very contradictory in what he says and how he says it.
- I've always had close friends, who knew about my mixed-up family and were wonderful in taking care of me.
- I'm very hesitant to do so, especially in our mixed-up world.
- Your mixed-up feelings are legitimate, but it's not too late to talk now.
- He was the product of mixed-up parents who couldn't spell.
- Soon they are joined by Jess, a mixed-up girl in her early twenties.
- It as almost as if I am back in the mid-to-late 1970s: a wounded, mixed-up kid suffering in an environment which he perceives as callously indifferent, bordering on overtly hostile.
- I'm just a mixed-up caveman writer who is confused by all this technology.
- Normally if you have a problem away from football you can go on to the park and get a release, but I wasn't able to do that because I was so mixed-up.
- Set in an elite girls' school, the film has a group of mixed-up girls testing the limits of teen behaviour while finding their various ways in life.
- He was something of a mixed-up kid from Caterham, Surrey.
- Perhaps it was his equivalent of the mark where a mixed-up teenager might have cut himself.
- She didn't know how to deal with all these mixed-up emotions and confusions.
- Some of the funniest moments occur as the siblings chat and joke with each other in their cramped house and chip shop or flirt with life outside their mixed-up family.
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