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tangle with sb

verb [I or T] uk phrasal verb with tangle   /ˈtæŋ.ɡl̩/ informal us  
to become involved with someone, usually by arguing or fighting with them: He was a self-opinionated, overbearing tyrant, and he was the last man she should want to tangle with.
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