do not mix

idiom

1
: to not be friendly (with others)
She doesn't mix with the people in town.
Our families don't mix (with each other).
2
: to not be able to be combined or put together in a way that has good results
Drinking (alcohol) and driving don't mix.
They claim that art and politics do not mix.

Examples of do not mix in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Personal grudges do not mix well with proxy contests. Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Fortune, 6 Feb. 2024 Plastic water bottles are just as common and often come at a cheaper price, providing you with the portability of your water, but only being available for use with cold drinks (do not mix hot beverages with plastic). Alyssa Brascia, Peoplemag, 6 Oct. 2023 Cooler temperatures and wet weather do not mix well with open-toe footwear, after all. Aemilia Madden, Harper's BAZAAR, 28 Aug. 2023 In times like this, the carnival is bringing people together who normally do not mix. Elena Giardina, BostonGlobe.com, 18 Aug. 2023 The recent shooting at Fort Hood, which echoed a rampage on the same base in 2009 that left 13 dead, should be seen as a warning that guns and mental illness do not mix. Nancy Sherman, Foreign Affairs, 4 Apr. 2014 With regular peptides, AHAs or alpha-hydroxy acids do not mix well. Madison Yauger, Peoplemag, 14 June 2023 For example, when a recipe calls for sprinkling the dry cake mix over the wet filling, do not mix it. Kaitlyn Yarborough, Southern Living, 8 June 2023 An emulsion is a combination of two liquids that normally do not mix—like oil and water. IEEE Spectrum, 16 Mar. 2022

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“Do not mix.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/do%20not%20mix. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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