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mix-up

noun
     
mix-up [countable]
informal a mistake that causes confusion about details or arrangements
mix-up in
Geoffrey rushed in late pleading a mix-up in his diary.
mix-up between
A council official blamed a mix-up between departments.
mix-up over
There was a mix-up over the hotel booking.

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