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confuse
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confuse(
kuhn
-
fyuz
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to bewilder)
a. confundir
The map confused us because it showed a different path.El mapa nos confundió porque indicaba otro camino.
b. desconcertar
The instructions may confuse you if you are not familiar with the technical terms.Las instrucciones pueden desconcertarte si no estás familiarizado con los términos técnicos.
2. (to obscure)
a. complicar
His explanation confused rather than clarified the issue.Su explicación complicó el asunto en vez de aclararlo.
b. enredar
The fact that neither of them spoke English confused the situation even further.El hecho de que ninguno de los dos hablara inglés enredaba aun más la situación.
3. (to mix up)
a. confundir
I think you're confusing me with someone else.Creo que me estás confundiendo con otra persona.
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confuse
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (bewilder)
a. desconcertar, confundir
2. (mix up)
a. confundir
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
confuse [kənˈfjuːz]
transitive verb
1 (perplex) confundir; desconcertar
you're just confusing me no haces más que confundirme; lo único que haces es confundirme más
2 (mix up) confundir
to confuse the issue complicar el asunto; to confuse A and B confundir A con B
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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