mix it up


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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

1. to compete in an active, physical way Shaffer was aggressive and didn't mind mixing it up when she had to.
2. to argue or exchange criticisms She was a top TV news reporter, and she could mix it up with anyone, no matter how important they were.
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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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