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entangleverb [T usually passive]

uk   us   /ɪnˈtæŋ.ɡl̩/
to cause something to become caught in something such as a net or ropes: The dolphin had become entangled in/with the fishing nets.entangled in/with sth/sb involved with something or someone in a way that makes it difficult to escape: He went to the shop to buy bread, and got entangled in/with a carnival parade. The mayor and the city council are anxious to avoid getting entangled in the controversy. She seems to be romantically entangled with some artist in Rome.
Translations of “entangle”
in Vietnamese vướng vào…
in Spanish enredar, enmarañar…
in Thai ทำให้พัวพันในปัญหา…
in Malaysian terperangkap…
in French emmêler…
in German verwickeln…
in Chinese (Traditional) (用網、繩等)纏住,套住…
in Indonesian melibatkan…
in Chinese (Simplified) (用网、绳等)缠住,套住…
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