be/get mixed up in something
be mixed up in (something)
To be involved or implicated in something negative or troublesome. I'm worried that he's mixed up in a very dangerous situation.
get mixed up in (something)
To become involved or implicated in something negative or troublesome. Don't get mixed up in a dangerous situation like that.
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be/get mixed ˈup in somethingbe/become involved in something, especially something illegal or dishonest: What have you got yourself mixed up in now?
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