But let's not confuse her with another of his self-proclaimed mistresses, Jaimee Grubbs.
Stephen Collins is just an actor, of course, and no one should confuse him with a character he played on TV.
To confuse matters further, Amazon presently pays publishers more money per e-book than it would under the new model.
But those who confuse friendliness with weakness are misreading Jackson.
One gets the sense that they are wearing a mask to confuse their readers, and even to evade them.
Senator Hanway was there; but "Uncle Pat" did not confuse her, since he cared nothing about her love.
Malcolm-son and men like him confuse games with real affairs.
Without this help, the multiplicity of objects tends to obscure and confuse the recollection.
Malcolmson and men like him confuse games with real affairs.
Music was resumed to confuse the hearing of the eavesdroppers.
1550s, in literal sense "mix or mingle things so as to render the elements indistinguishable;" attested from mid-18c. in active, figurative sense of "discomfit in mind or feeling;" not in general use until 19c., taking over senses formerly belonging to confound, dumbfound, flabbergast etc. The past participle confused (q.v.) is attested much earlier (serving as an alternative past tense to confound), and the verb here might be a back-formation from it. Related: Confusing.