ADJ. good, right a party with just the right mix of people | judicious | curious, odd, strange | fascinating, interesting, intriguing | rich | heady, potent, powerful | eclectic an eclectic mix of theatrical styles | broad | cosmopolitan | cultural, ethnic, racial | marketing, product | cake a packet of cake mix | concrete, mortar
VERB + MIX contain, have
MIX + VERB vary The precise mix will vary.
PREP. ~ of The college has a broad mix of students.
1 combine things
ADV. thoroughly, well Mix all the ingredients together thoroughly. | gently When the rice is cooked, gently mix in all the other ingredients. | in, together
PREP. with Mix yellow with blue to make green.
PHRASES mix and match/pick and mix (= combine things in different ways for different purposes) You can mix and match courses to suit your requirements.
2 meet people
ADV. easily, well a child who mixes well at school | freely Whites and blacks mixed freely at dance halls and clubs. | happily | socially They had attended university together and often mixed socially.
PREP. with She mixed happily with the other children.