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This morning I was talking to a friend and I came out with the sentence:

"This picture may get confused" with the meaning "This picture is so strange that you could get confused" then I started thinking that, maybe, I could have said "This picture may get confusing". Is There any difference between

"This may get confused" and "This may get confusing"?

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There’s a big difference. A picture that confuses the viewer is confusing, with the result that the viewer is confused. A confused picture would be one which itself lacked coherence.

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This may get confusing.

or even better

This may become confusing.

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