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jumble someone or something together

to mix people or things together randomly into a hodgepodge. They just jumbled everything together and made a real mess. The army just jumbled everybody together, no matter what their skills and talents were.
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jumble something together

to assemble something clumsily and hastily. They just jumbled some holiday decorations together. It really wasn't very well done. I hope this airplane wasn't jumbled together as badly as this meal.
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jumble something up

to make a hodgepodge out of things. Who jumbled my papers up? Who jumbled up all my papers?
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jumble up

v.
To mix some things up in a random, confused, or disorderly manner: The toddler jumbled up the puzzle pieces. The cat jumbled the yarn up.
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JUMBLE is the first game in a new series of participation games from WMS called Puzzle Pays(TM).
Lady Jay, who lives in Rubery, wrote the two Reggae songs herself and copies can be bought at a jumble sale she has organised, also in aid of the MS Society.
But the journey, with all of its ups and downs and chaotic jumble, feels true and is full of humanity, which makes ``Imaginary Heroes'' something special.
JUMBLE sale organisers sold off pounds 10,000 of church valuables by mistake - for just a few pounds.
2001--the effect of cleverness and novelty is all but obscured by the jumble of cultural references.
In 1950s Coventry and Warwickshire, after the make-do-and-mend philosophy of war-time Britain, the jumble sale hit its peak.
With most residential networking systems available today, you open the door and there is a jumble of wires that only a trained technician can decipher," said Jane Livingston, director of residential connectivity products for ADC.
CAKE lovers will be able to enjoy a slice of the action at a giant jumble sale on Saturday, March 18.
The annual auto jumble sale organised by the South Wales Classic Car Club in aid of Bobath Children's Therapy Centre, Wales, will take place on Sunday, May 11.
She recommends car boot sales, jumble sales and charity shops as the best places to start looking.
Mrs Smith, aged 82, will be holding a jumble sale at the Reading Rooms in Meriden Road, Berkswell, on April 15 from 2pm.
Last month WMS reported that it had received approval from the Nevada Gaming Control Board to install JUMBLE and had received signed orders for nearly 1,000 units.
BARGAIN hunters are invited to a jumble sale at St Mark's Church, in Bandywood Crescent, Kingstanding, tomorrow.
The show will be held at Pencoed agricultural college on May 12 and will include an auto jumble sale, trade stands, fair rides and an extensive display of vintage and classic cars, military, commercial and agricultural vehicles.
In 1950s Nuneaton and Bedworth, after the "make do and mend" philosophy of war-time Britain, the jumble sale hit its peak.