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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 together

1. To combine people or things at random. A noun or pronoun can be used between "jumble" and "together." You can't just jumble everyone in the family together at Thanksgiving dinner—a lot of them don't get along. I hadn't been expecting company, so I jumbled together some snacks for the kids and hoped for the best.
2. To construct something shoddily. Yikes, this old car sounds like it was just jumbled together by the mechanic.
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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.
See also: jumble, together

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

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, after spending the last month teasing Dubai residents through ads on social media, opens its doors mid-December this year.
Jumble, pegs itself as an unconventional gaming experience in the UAE.
Once you choose a room to start your Jumble adventure, you scan your wrist band at the door and get locked in.
If young residents or tourists aren't running around here - Jumble is a perfect venue for teambuilding activities.
As well as the main Jumble maze, the 3,500sqm activity space is home to a series of uniquely-themed hang-out rooms and interactive corporate rooms too.
<B Bosworth Jumbles were apparently a favourite of Richard III, below
Cathryn Higgs, food policy manager at Co-op Food, adds: "We know food provenance really matters to our customers so we want to help the nation celebrate the importance of seasonal eating, regional dishes and the value of traditional British recipes "Who wouldn't want to enjoy a dinner of pottage, an Aberdeen Rowie, followed by a Bosworth Jumble? It sounds very tasty!"
Cloud Jumbles is a platform provided by the Cloud Jumbles Organisation which is a private membership of Cloud professionals and top-notch service providers that have formed the most compelling bundle of global cloud services aimed at flexibility, mobility and freedom of choice for customers.
Also, motorists were seen trapped in hours-long traffic jumbles in Garhi Shahu, Iqbal Town, Misri Shah, Baghbanpura, Mughalpura, Faisal Town, Johar Town and Sabzazar areas.
According to him, a few ambulances were also seen stuck in the traffic jumbles near Jinnah Hospital.
The result: Many of the remaining big trees of the Virgin Islands are indeed remarkable, in addition to being sites of significant historical interest, they are a collection of ancestral shrines, portals to ancient homes, repositories of healing and curses, and jumble tree where spirits were said to live ill the roots, and the souls of the dead were stored--and were not to lie trifled with.
A jumble will follow you home,' " Asta Williams said.
Olasee Davis speaks of a "jumble bead" vine whose poisonous, red-and-black seeds were placed in lamps.