entangle in

entangle someone or something in something

1. . and entangle an animal in something Lit. to catch or tangle up someone, a group, or an animal in something. Careful! Don't entangle your foot in the anchor chain. Somehow I entangled the dog in the fishing net.
2. Fig. to get someone or a group involved in something. She was trying to entangle us in her latest cause. They entangled us in their lawsuit.
See also: entangle
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Sweet Baby Jane went on to win the Norwegian Oaks for Lund and she completed a one-two for James when second to Entangle in a Listed race at Ovrevoll in September.
Previous methods have required them to wait for particles to occasionally, randomly entangle in response to lab manipulations, Sackett says.