be/get mixed up with somebody

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be mixed up with (someone)

To be involved with someone negative or troublesome. I'm worried that he's mixed up with a very dangerous crowd these days.
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get mixed up with (someone)

To become involved with someone negative or troublesome. Don't get mixed up with a dangerous crowd like that.
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be/get mixed ˈup with somebody

be/become friendly with or involved with somebody that other people do not approve of: I told her I didn’t think she should get mixed up with that group, but as usual she ignored my advice.
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