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This disjuncture — between the rapidly rising case counts and relatively relaxed social life — has left some confused, and others complacent.
Her confidence plummeted, and she was confused about the options the district laid out for how she could finish the class.When a Calculus Class Abruptly Became Ceramics at Lincoln High|Scott Lewis|September 16, 2020|Voice of San Diego
You become confused, wary, uncertain what to believe or how to act.Believing in Monsters: David Livingstone Smith on the Subhuman - Facts So Romantic|Eric Schwitzgebel|September 11, 2020|Nautilus
When another doctor had tried to take her medical history the night before, Johnson was too confused to provide it.
These imperfections—and the surrealist quality of the memes—will keep them from being confused for reality.Memers are making deepfakes, and things are getting weird|Karen Hao|August 28, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Unfortunately, the most confused Ebola alarmists had millions of followers: Sean Hannity and Ann Coulter.
I think he sometimes got it confused, particularly in his storytelling.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He said his son was confused why he was being pulled over—other cars had been speeding by him—before hanging up the phone.Sharpton Recalls Civil Rights Struggle in DC March Against Police Violence|Ben Jacobs|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It began when a classmate raised her hand and stated that she was confused about the facts of the case.Dear White People: Well-Meaning Paternalism Is Still Racist|Chloé Valdary|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“I fall very much on the pessimistic spectrum, in the sense that I get very confused about it,” she says.Confessions of a Rom-Com Writer: Liz Tuccillo Talks ‘Sex and the City,’ ‘Take Care,’ and More|Kevin Fallon|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The crowd shuffled off in all directions, and then engaged in a confused struggle for the chairs.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
Results are in terms of bulk of precipitate, which must not be confused with percentage by weight.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
She now understood nearly all that was said directly to her, though she could not follow general and confused conversation.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
He gave me some instructions, but I was too confused to understand them, and too shy to ask questions.
Irregular spurts of musketry heralded the appearance of confused masses of armed men.The Red Year|Louis Tracy