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mix apples and oranges

To combine or compare two different things. You can't compare your job as a nurse to mine as an engineer—that's mixing apples and oranges!
See also: and, apple, mix, orange

mix it (up)

1. To fight or argue with someone. 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.
2. To stir or fully combine the thing being discussed. I added all the ingredients to the bowl. Can you mix it up?
3. To confuse something for something else. I thought you ordered diet. Or did I mix it up?
4. To jumble something that it is no longer in proper order. I gave you that file in a specific order. I hope you didn't mix it up. I'll give you the deck of cards, and you mix it up.
See also: mix

mix and match

To put certain things together in different combinations. You can mix and match any of the items on this table, so take whatever you want. The pieces in my spring collection were designed to be mixed and matched.
See also: and, match, mix

mix up

1. verb To confuse one thing for another. I'm sorry I'm late, I must have mixed up the time for our meeting.
2. verb To combine various substances by stirring. Have you mixed up the eggs and the sugar yet?
3. verb To cause something to become jumbled or disorganized. My intern must have mixed up these papers—they're all out of order.
4. verb To increase the sound of one component in an audio file, such as a song. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "mix" and "up." I can barely hear the drums—can you mix them up?
5. noun A situation in which a mistake has been made, especially when one thing is confused for or erroneously swapped with another. As a noun, the phrase is usually hyphenated. OK, here are your car keys. Sorry about the mix-up.
See also: mix, up

mixed up

1. Confused. I'm sorry I'm late, I must have gotten mixed up about the time for our meeting.
2. Of various substances, completely combined, typically by having been stirred together. Don't add the cream until the eggs and sugar are completely mixed up.
3. Jumbled or disorganized. My intern must have filed these incorrectly—they're all mixed up. The keys are all mixed up in that drawer. You'll have to sort them.
4. Of multiple things, having been confused for or erroneously swapped with each other. How did our car keys get mixed up? Did we put them on the same tray?
5. Involved or implicated in something negative or troublesome. Don't get mixed up with a dangerous crowd like that. I got mixed up in drugs during college, and it took me a long time to get clean.
6. slang Drunk. Do you remember last night at the bar at all? You were really mixed up!
See also: mixed, up

mix (something) down

To produce a final audio product from a mixture of several different audio sources or components. We've got the best sound engineer in the country mixing our tracks down, so the album is going to sound fantastic. We need to re-record the vocals track before we can mix the song down.
See also: down, mix

mix and match

 
1. to assemble a limited number of items, usually clothing, in a number of different ways. Alice learned to mix and match her skirts, blouses, and sweaters so that she always could be attractively dressed on a limited budget. Gary always bought black, blue, and gray trousers and shirts so he could mix and match without too many bad combinations.
2. to select a number of items from an assortment, often in order to get a quantity discount. (As opposed to getting a quantity discount for buying a lot of only one item.) The candles were 25 percent off, and you could mix and match colors, sizes, and length. I found a good sale on shirts. They were four for fifty dollars, and the store would let you mix and match.
See also: and, match, mix

mix someone up

to confuse someone. Please don't ask questions now; you'll mix me up! You mixed up the speaker with your question.
See also: mix, up

mix something up

to bring something into disorder; to throw something into a state of confusion. Don't mix up the papers on my desk. He mixes up things in his eagerness to speak.
See also: mix, up

mix something up

 (with something)
1. to mix or stir something using a mixing or stirring device. He mixed the batter up with a spoon. First, mix up the batter.
2. to combine substances and mix them together. Please mix the egg up with the sugar first. Please mix up the egg with the sugar.
See also: mix, up

mix and match

Combine different items in a number of ways. For example, The store displayed skirts, blouses, and slacks in colors that one could mix and match. [Mid-1900s]
See also: and, match, mix

mix up

1. Confuse, confound, as in His explanation just mixed me up even more, or I always mix up the twins. [c. 1800]
2. Involve or implicate. This usage is usually put in the passive, as in He got mixed up with the wrong crowd. [Mid-1800s]
See also: mix, up

mix and match

select and combine different but complementary items, such as clothing or pieces of equipment, to form a coordinated set.
See also: and, match, mix

ˌmix and ˈmatch

combine things in different ways for different purposes: You can mix and match courses to suit your requirements.
See also: and, match, mix

mix up

v.
1. To cause the elements of something to be intermingled: Mix up the eggs and sugar before you pour them into the flour. Mix the batter up thoroughly before pouring it into the pan.
2. To prepare something by mixing: I mixed some eggs up for breakfast. I mixed up a cake for her birthday.
3. To confuse someone; confound someone: His explanation just mixed me up more. The confusing directions mixed up all the party guests.
4. To mistake something or someone for something or someone else: I always mix up the twins. I mixed the twins up because they were wearing the same thing.
5. To involve or implicate someone in the activities of someone or something, especially something negative: Don't mix yourself up with that crowd. She mixed him up in the whole mess. He got mixed up with the wrong people.
6. To increase the volume of some component of an electrical or audio signal relative to other components: Your singing sounds too quiet—we should mix it up. Mix up the microphones when the announcer begins speaking.
See also: mix, up

mixed (up)

1. mod. confused; mentally troubled. (This is hyphenated before a nominal.) I was a little mixed up after the accident.
2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. I’m just a little mixed-up, nothing serious. No reason you should be swaying around like that.
See also: mixed, up
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En las palaras de los comunicadores mixes aprendemos que otro elemento cultural que las radios indigenas valorizan y difunden, contribuyendo a elevar su estatus, es la musica tradicional y local, que, al igual que la lengua, es silenciada por los generos comerciales y de gran difusion.
Chuxnaban Mixe has a relatively simple consonant system and a complex vowel system with a phonemic vowel length distinction and a phonemic phonation contrast between plain, aspirated, and glottalized vowels.
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En otro sentido, La Jornada y Reforma hacen uso de terminos nominativos a partir de su especificidad etnica, linguistica o cultural, por ejemplo: tzotzil, tojolabal, tzeltal, mixe de Oaxaca, zapoteco, nahua de Jalisco, etcetera (tablas 2.
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3) En su extenso articulo, Nahmad hace un recorrido por aquellas regiones en que se desarrollaron perspectivas que marcaron la antropologia de Mexico (Puebla, la zona Mixe, el Yucatan), y --un poco en la linea propuesta ya por Fermin del Pino-- por lecturas claves en su desarrollo como antropologo (Juan Comas, Ricardo Pozas, Alfonso Caso, Julio de la Fuente, Gonzalo Aguirre Beltran y Angel Palerm).
Como estrategia de solucion a la problematica tecnologica, socioeconomica y ambiental, surgio el Proyecto Manejo Sustentable de Laderas (PMSL), un proyecto de investigacion-desarrollo cuyo ambito operativo se ubico en las regiones indigenas Mazateca, Cuicateca y Mixe, en Oaxaca.
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