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mingle with (someone or something)
1. To converse or chat with someone or a group of people in an easy, friendly manner; to mix or fit in well with someone or a group of people. I've got to talk to Mike for a while about a work issue, so why don't you go and mingle with some of the other people at the party, and I'll join you in a minute. I was worried that Tommy wouldn't like starting play school, but it's great to see him mingling with the other kids right away.
2. To join or mix two or more people in a social situation. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "mingle" and "with." I always find it awkward trying to mingle my regular friends with co-workers on a night out. I want to mingle my son with some more kids his age.
3. To mix something with something else. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "mingle" and "with." I love barbecuing in the summer, as the grill mingles the smell of sizzling hamburgers and sausages with the aromas of the lush, sun-soaked grass and trees.
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mingle (someone) with (someone else)and mingle (something) with (something else)
to mix people together; to mix things together. Try to mingle your friends with mine. You had better not mingle your money with that of the corporation.
mingle with someone
to mix with people. Try to mingle with the guests. I would like to get out and mingle with people more.
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