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