Translation of "untangle" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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untangleverb [ T ]

uk /ʌnˈtæŋ.ɡəl/ us /ʌnˈtæŋ.ɡəl/

untangle verb [ T ] (KNOTS)

to remove the knots from an untidy mass of string, wire, etc. and separate the different threads

解开,松开(缠结的线绳、金属线等)

untangle verb [ T ] (PROBLEM)

to make a complicated subject or problem, or its different parts, clear and able to be understood

整理,理清(复杂问题)
It took years to untangle the legal complexities of the case. 理清该案牵涉到的复杂法律问题花了很多年的时间。

(Translation of “untangle” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)