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entwine around (someone or something)

1. To wrap around someone or something. We need to cut back these vines that have entwined around our gutters.
2. To wrap something around someone or something. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "entwine" and "around." My heart fluttered when my date entwined his fingers around mine.
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entwine around someone or something

to weave or wind around someone or something. The snake entwined around the limb of the tree. The huge python entwined around the horrified farmer.
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entwine something around someone or something

to weave or wind something around someone or something. They entwined their arms around each other. Jack entwined the garland of flowers around Jill.
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Their dance was an accelerated display of toes stabbing the floor, legs entwining or soaring into high extensions, jumps in attitude by one of the partners or simultaneously with the pair locked in a wild embrace.
Endalyn Taylor-Shellman (late of Dance Theatre of Harlem) and Karine Plantadit-Bageot and Michael Joy (both from Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater) are among the dancers in the romantic, entwining ballet, "Can You Feel the Love Tonight," in which they are supported by ropes.