/ kEn5fju:z; kEn`fjuz/ v
[Tn usu passive 通常用於被动语态] make (sb) unable to think clearly; puzzle; bewilder 把(某人)弄糊涂; 使迷惑; 使为难: They confused me by asking so many questions. 他们提了一大堆问题, 把我都弄糊涂了.
[Tn] put (sth) into disorder; upset 把(某事物)搞乱; 打乱: Her unexpected arrival confused all our plans. 她突然来到把我们所有的计划全打乱了.
[Tn, Tn.pr] ~ A and/with B mistake one person or thing for another 把此人或此物误当作彼人或彼物; 混淆: I always confuse the sisters: they look so alike.我总是分不出这对姐妹, 她们看上去简直一模一样. * Don't confuse Austria and/with Australia. 不要把奥地利跟澳大利亚弄混淆了. * This construction should not be confused with the regular passive. 这种句法结构不可与按规则变化的被动语态相混淆.
[Tn] make (sth) unclear; muddle 使(某事物)模糊不清; 使含糊: a confused argument 自相矛盾的论点 * Don't confuse the issue, eg by introducing irrelevant topics. 不要把问题搅乱(如提出无关的话题).
> confused adj
1 unable to think clearly; bewildered 糊涂的; 迷乱的: All your changes of plan have made me totally confused. 你把计划改来改去, 我都糊涂了. * The old lady easily gets confused. 这个老太婆容易迷糊.
2 mixed up; not clear 混杂的; 不清楚的: a confused account of what happened 对发生的事杂乱无章的叙述. confusedly / -IdlI; -IdlI/ adv.
confusing adj difficult to understand; puzzling 莫名其妙的; 难以理解的: a most confusing speech 完全莫名其妙的讲话 * The instructions on the box are very confusing. 盒子上的使用说明含混不清. confusingly adv.