mix it (up)

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mix it (up)

To fight or argue with someone. Primarily heard in US. That guy's always coming in here and trying to mix it up with the other patrons. When it comes to politics, Jerry sure likes to mix it with those who don't share his views.
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mix it up (with someone)

to fight with someone; to quarrel with someone. Wilbur and Walt mixed it up for a while, and then things calmed down. Richard came out of the shop and began to mix it up with Walt.
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mix it up

Get in a fight, as in The driver got out and began to mix it up with the other driver. This expression uses mix in referring to physical mingling. [c. 1900]
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mix it up

verb
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mix it up

Slang
To fight.
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References in classic literature ?
Better mix it up, I reckon--have suthin' half statoo, half fountain," interposed the elder Mattingly, better known as "Maryland Joe," "and set it up afore the Town Hall and Free Library I'm kalklatin' to give.
I've a good mind to mix it with you anyway," Long gritted through his teeth.
I try to mix it all up because people aren't exposed to great varieties of music.
In Denmark we have workshops where dancers from the company can do choreography, and I could mix it," he says.
It's OK to have a little chocolate (in fact, research has shown that nothing else can satisfy a chocolate craving) - just be sure to mix it with less-fattening foods.