UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈmʌdəld/

From the verb muddle: (⇒ conjugate)
muddled is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. muddle [a story, a tale, an issue, a message]
  2. are muddling the facts
  3. muddle up the [cards, items, findings, details]
  4. muddled the [names, faces, words]
  5. muddle [through, along, around, about, up]
  6. muddle through the [confusion, mess]
  7. we'll muddle through [anyway, somehow]
  8. was muddling about in the [kitchen, house, garden]
  9. was muddled by the [numbers, figures, information]
  10. the [conversation, noise] muddled her thinking
  11. muddle [oranges, spices, ginger]
  1. a [real, big, hopeless, confusing, political] muddle
  2. a muddle of [ideas, thoughts, papers, old toys]
  3. [cut, get] through the muddle
  4. my [head, brain] is in a muddle
  5. got herself into a muddle
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