What does it mean to be mixed up?
: confused and usually emotionally troubled : not capable of making good decisions about life. : confusing, difficult to understand, and filled with problems. See the full definition for mixed-up in the English Language Learners Dictionary.
How do you use mixed up in a sentence?
They probably got my blood sample mixed up . She’s got it all mixed up . From the very first time we did this, all the emotions were as mixed up as my grandmother’s soup.
How do you write mixed up?
For nouns or adjectives, use the hyphen. A good way to remember? Don’t “mix up” (verb) the “mix-up” (noun) of hyphens with verbs and nouns. Verb example: “I think you have me mixed up with someone else.”
Is mix up informal?
The definition of a mix-up is a misunderstanding or confusion. An example of mix-up is someone going to a house on First Avenue, when they were supposed to go to First Drive. (informal) A fight or melee.
What is it called when you mix words up?
When the words in a sentence or phrase are deliberately mixed up, it’s called anastrophe. Using anastrophe can sometimes make speech sound more formal.
What are scrambled sentences?
4, She scrambled up the steep hillside and over the rocks. 5, They finally scrambled ashore. 6, He scrambled up the cliff and raced towards the car. 7, We scrambled up the nearly perpendicular side of the mountain.
Is keep quiet a sentence?
1 : to not say anything or make any noise He thought about telling the police what he knew, but he decided to keep quiet. Please keep quiet during the movie.
Is mixed up one or two words?
mixed up adjective (CONFUSED)
Is mix up a Scrabble word?
Yes, mixup is in the scrabble dictionary.
What is the plural of mix up?
Word forms: plural mix-ups. countable noun.