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264 collocations for « confuse »

264 collocations for « confuse »

  • Mr. Gospeler SIMPSON and Judge SWEENEY agreed that a handbill should be issued: but thought it might confuse the public mind if the missing nephew and the lost umbrella were not kept separate.
  • He was doubtless an original thinker and a most brilliant and artistic writer; and by so much did he confuse people, even by the speciousness of his logic.
  • But our incorrigible habit of confusing the two things together is not without justification, or at least excuse.
  • It came slowly in a whirling mist of snowflakes, that dazzled and confused the eye.
  • At first the change from the semi-cloistered existence of the convent in Rome to the life at the Palazzo Macomer had dazzled the girl and had confused her ideas.
  • He spoke as though inadvertently he had confused the names.
  • Scarcely knowing what he said, what he did, with the fumes of the champagne confusing his brain, the misery of his lost love racking his heart, he said, hoarsely: "I did not knowtill to-night.
  • Innumerable confused sounds issue from those tumultuous waters, which, scattered by the winds of the forest, sometimes sink, sometimes swell, and send forth a hollow tone like the deep bells of a cathedral.
  • With them I will not confuse the reader just now, but will only ask him to keep his eye on the rolling plain of New Red sands and marls past, say, Birmingham and Warwick.
  • The noise deafened me, and confused my senses.
  • After many stupidities and many exaggerations which have helped considerably to confuse the public, in face of the new difficulties which have arisen, new arrangements for the payment of the indemnity have been established.
  • But that I should take up his ghost and right its wrongs, and save it from its trouble, was such a mission as was enough to confuse any man.
  • The simplicity and clearness of Dorner, in his unsophistical treatment of this question, is in refreshing contrast with the course of Rothe,who confuses the whole matter in discussion by his arbitrary claim that a lie is not a lie, if it be told with a good purpose and a loving spirit.
  • Enough, my Anthony, for thy honey'd tongue Washed in a syrup of sweet conserves[109], Driveth confused thoughts through Sylla's mind: Therefore suffice thee, I may nor will not hear.
  • He felt a trifle dazed perhaps, and the spell of the past came strongly over him, confusing the immediate present and making everything dwindle oddly to the dimensions of long ago.
  • Johnny Potter went into a publisher's office, and also got odd jobs of reviewing and journalism, besides writing war verse and poetry of passion (of which confusing if attractive subject, he really knew little).
  • There is no need to confuse the question with any of those escapades of a floundering modernism which have made nonsense of this civic common-sense.
  • But it is important for us to avoid confusing this kind of jurisdiction with that which he enjoyed in the century after he had attained the power and the office of count, and had combined the religious functions of head of the diocese with the secular ones of political ruler of the city.
  • But even as he started to speak, he realized that what he meant to say would only confuse his mother; therefore he cast about mentally for some other explanation of his behavior, but found nothing at hand.
  • This may happen in life, too; and a man must be very crude to confuse the actor with his part.
  • The advice I give to every young man starting life is: 'Never confuse the unusual and the impossible.'
  • * * * * * Hope is the result of confusing the desire that something should take place with the probability that it will.
  • Sex Education's strange hybrid British-American setting continues to confuse viewers.
  • The responsibility again comes to the weary Commander-in-chief of finding a leader who could lead, in whom the troops and the country would have confidence, and who could be trusted to do his simple duty as a general in the field without confusing his military responsibilities with political scheming.
  • Days before the 2020 election, he dropped a photo-op with Donald Trump, which confused the Hip-Hop community and sent Black Twitter into a frenzy.
  • Jane confuses the guards.
  • We will, therefore, be all the more plain and say as little as possible that will tend to confuse the learner, and what we do say will be said in the same language that we would use if we were in the field, instructing you how to handle your engine.
  • To confuse the letters p and f in speaking Spanish was a common error among uneducated Filipinos.
  • "you shall not confuse that bloody God of Battles with the true Christ, nor yet with the true God of Love that this Christ came to tell us of.
  • Do not confuse similar words.
  • Let us exercise charity by not quoting instances, but let us be watchful of our laughter and our fellowship, which are both gifts of God, and see that we do not confuse pagan pleasure with Christian joy, the evil sneer with the tender recognition of the absurd in ourselves and in others.
  • It was perfectly simple, to Casey and his Ford, but Bill thought it was a trifle limited and was apt to confuse customers.
  • It is difficult to explain how Vasari, confusing the dates, and appearing to apply to the whole what referred only to the first part, could have stated that this immense work was completed in the space of twenty months.
  • My aking and confused Head warns me to leave off.
  • Here, again, it is very necessary to avoid confusing this soul of the savage with mere savagery in the sense of brutality or butchery; in which the Greeks, the French and all the most civilised nations have indulged in hours of abnormal panic or revenge.
  • But shade yet lingers undisturbed in the valleys, mingled with timid smoke from household chimneys; blue as the smoke, a gauzy haze is twined around the brow of every distant hill; and the same soft azure confuses the outlines of the nearer trees, to whose branches snowy wreaths are clinging, far up among the boughs, like strange new flowers.
  • Phenomena are "mere representations, which, if they are not given in us (in perception) nowhere exist."] [Footnote 3: Here Kant is guilty of the fault which he himself has censured, of confusing the physical and transcendental meanings of "in itself."
  • The intense desire for sleep which is produced in Arctic countries when the frost seizes hold of the frame soon confuses the faculties of those who come under its influence.
  • * * * * * In the process of learning you may be apprehensive about bewildering and confusing the memory, but not about overloading it, in the strict sense of the word.
  • He drank again, and then rose to his feet, shaking himself like a dog; and walking briskly across the cave twice or thrice to make sure, as I thought, that the Ararat milk had not confused his steps.
  • As for Everlasting Father,Isaiah does not mean to confuse the Father and the Messiah as if they are the same person.
  • Another serious objection to our recent practice is that it tends to confuse the very valuable distinction between a constitution and a body of statutes, to necessitate a frequent revision of constitutions, and to increase the cumbrousness of law-making.
  • the boatman, overawed, before 285 The pictured fane of Tell suspends his oar; Confused the Marathonian tale appears, While his eyes sparkle with heroic tears.
  • Divergence confuses the audience, and leaves no time for sentiment.
  • It is not easy to resist the assault of three enemies at once, since they may attack from as many directions, and confuse his defense; still the way this man struck out, dodged, tore himself free from their clinging hands, and conducted himself in general surprised Max very much indeed.
  • Because if we don’t it prevents people from doing their job and confuses consumers dramatically.
  • His beauty came init always does, between men and women, confusing the issuesand her special relation to him, and a hundred other things.
  • Most of the historical documents of the period are in a greater or less degree uncritical but that does not discredit their testimony however much it may confuse their editors.
  • The translator thus confused an effect with a cause.
  • And yet not only opponents, but even adherents of Fichte, as is shown by Friedrich Schlegel's philosophy of genius, have, by confusing the pure and the empirical ego, been guilty of the mistake thus censured.
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