embroil

US [ɪm'brɔɪl]
UK [ɪm'brɔɪl]
  • v.使卷入(纠纷);使陷入(困境);使纠缠于
  • Web牵连;使混乱;搅乱
Past Participle:embroiled  Present Participle:embroiling  Simple Present:embroils  
embroil
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v.
1.
[oftpass]
~ sb/yourself (in sth)
使卷入(纠纷);使陷入(困境);使纠缠于to involve sb/yourself in an argument or a difficult situation
He became embroiled in a dispute with his neighbours.
他与邻居们发生了争执。
I was reluctant to embroil myself in his problems.
我不愿意卷入到他的问题中去。

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