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tangle

US [ˈtæŋɡ(ə)l]
UK ['tæŋɡ(ə)l]
  • n.纠纷;混乱;乱团;纷乱
  • v.使缠结;纠结;乱作一团
  • Web纠缠;缠绕;混乱状态
Simple Present:tangles  Present Participle:tangling  Past Tense:tangled  
tangle
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n.
1.
(线、毛发等的)缠结的一团,乱团,乱糟糟的一堆a twisted mass of threads, hair, etc. that cannot be easily separated
a tangle of branches
盘绕在一起的树枝
Her hair was a mass of tangles.
她的头发乱糟糟的。
2.
混乱;纷乱a state of confusion or lack of order
His financial affairs are in a tangle.
他的财务一塌糊涂。
3.
(informal)
纠纷;不和;争执;打架a disagreement or fight
v.
1.
[t][i]
~ (sth) up
使缠结;纠结;乱作一团to twist sth into an untidy mass; to become twisted in this way
She had tangled up the sheets on the bed as she lay tossing and turning.
她在床上翻来覆去,把被单弄得乱成一团。

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