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Definition of tangle verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[transitive, intransitive] tangle (something) upVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they tangle
he / she / it tangles
past simple tangled
-ing form tangling
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to twist something into a mass; to become twisted in this way She had tangled up the sheets on the bed as she lay tossing and turning. Phrasal Verbstangle with somebody/something
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: tangle

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