entangle

US [ɪnˈtæŋɡ(ə)l]
UK [ɪn'tæŋɡ(ə)l]
  • v.使纠缠;缠住;套住;使卷入
  • Web使混乱;使陷入;纠缠术
Simple Present:entangles  Present Participle:entangling  Past Tense:entangled  
entangle
v.
1.
~ sb/sth (in/with sth)
使纠缠;缠住;套住to make sb/sth become caught or twisted in sth
The bird had become entangled in the wire netting.
那只小鸟被铁丝网缠住了。
2.
使卷入;使陷入to involve sb in a difficult or complicated situation
He became entangled in a series of conflicts with the management.
他卷入了与管理层的一系列冲突之中。
She didn't want to get entangled(= emotionally involved) with him.
她不想与他有瓜葛。

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