lump (someone or something) (in) with (someone or something)

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lump (someone or something) (in) with (someone or something)

To put or categorize someone or something in the same manner or group as someone or something else, especially in a careless, hasty, or indiscriminately. Just because I've dabbled in drugs and alcohol doesn't mean I deserve to be lumped in with those degenerates. Kids, please don't lump the dark clothes with the whites—they need to be separated before they go in the washing machine! We've still got room in our car, if you want to lump your bags in with ours.
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lump with

v.
To put someone or something in the same group or category as some other person or thing: My roommates lumped their CD collection with mine. The uniforms from the visiting team got lumped with ours after the game.
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Dont lump us with the other LGBTs who are happy enough to go stag or go with their opposite-sex friends and just have a hoot about everyone elses heterosexual awkwardness.
Instead of delivering true superfast optic fibre to the door, the Coalition will lump us with copper cables which were already out of date last century.
The most extraordinary thing he did over those years was introduce the smoking ban and lump us with the bureaucratic monster that is the HSE.
You can lump us with a coalition nobody wanted and dangle a mammoth cloud of volcanic ash above it all, and we'll still dance in the streets if England make the semis.
'People seem to want to lump us with the indie-alternative scene but we have a very rocky sound, a lot of guitar,' said Harries.
To lump us with those who would build a railroad to Wonder Lake is unfair.