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jumble up

To disorganize, mix together, or confuse someone or something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "jumble" and "up." I think you must have jumbled up the message because he and I agreed to meet on Thursday, not Friday. Be sure to jumble the entries up before you pull one out of the box.
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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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All the bits are jumbled up while he's rebuilding his mind.
I have this recurring dream where I'm trying to write an inscription on a gravestone but I keep getting the letters jumbled up. I keep chipping away at the stone to try to correct it but end up making a bigger and bigger mess until I run out of space.
Ab Fab, The Office, Only Fools And Horses and Graham Norton have all become strangely jumbled up in my mind now and, yes, I sat through White Christmas and The Great Escape for the umpteenth time.
Lisa said: "She looks like a normal healthy girl, but underneath everything is jumbled up and she gets tired very quickly.