Language Refresher 82: Confused about vs Confused with

The Free Dictionary gave the following rules that will help us learn how to use “confused about” and “confused with”

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Both are grammatically correct but they don’t mean the same.


(a) Confused about-(like to confuse someone about something)  means to cause someone to be puzzled or bewildered about something. 


Ex: wish you wouldn’t confuse me about those things.

(b) confused with – (like to confuse someone with someone else) means to mix someone up with someone else; to mistake someone or something with something else.


Ex:  I’m afraid you have confused me with my brother.


To read more about this topic, please click here- Confused about / Confused with

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