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intrude into something

to get involved in something that is someone else's business. I don't want to intrude into your affairs, but I see that you're short of money. Please don't intrude into this matter.
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intrude oneself into something

to work oneself into some matter that is someone else's business. I hate to intrude myself into your conversation, but don't I know you? Please do not intrude yourself into this matter.
See also: intrude

intrude (up)on someone or something

to encroach on someone or something or matters that concern only someone or something. (Upon is formal and less commonly used than on.) I didn't mean to intrude upon you. Please don't intrude on our meeting. Please wait outside.
See also: intrude, on
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Since the debut of the Do Not Intrude Registry at the end of July 2005, Blue Security has helped its members protect more than 180,000 e-mail addresses to significantly reduce and eliminate the threats of unsolicited spam.
With multiple spammers already complying with the Do Not Intrude Registry, Blue Security is quickly turning its vision into a reality.
Blue Community members register their e-mail addresses in the Do Not Intrude Registry and install the Blue Frog application on their machines.
The introduction of the Linux version and the cooperation with the developer community is an important milestone and a significant step forward for the Do Not Intrude Registry.
The Do Not Intrude Registry has already reduced spam levels for more than half of our registered users, and we are looking forward to offering our service on a commercial basis to enterprises in the near future.
E[acute accent]Users who wish to exercise their right to opt-out of spam can join the Blue Community and sign up with the Do Not Intrude Registry at http://www.
I believe we can win the battle against spam and force spammers to comply with the Do Not Intrude Registry," said Eran Reshef, founder, chairman and CEO of Blue Security.
It may start to intrude in minor ways in their 40s and 50s and, for some, becomes much more troublesome in their 70s, by which time it even has a name: Age Associated Memory Loss.
The lower house of the Parliament of Tajikistan approved amendments to the law on operative-search activity, according to which the police officers of the internal affairs bodies of the republic will be given a permission to intrude in the ranks of criminals for disclosure of particularly serious crimes.
According to police sources some unidentified persons intrude into a house located in Mangho Pir and opened indiscriminate firing with Kalashnikov at sleeping persons killing two persons.
A large number of troops have been deployed at border after intelligence report that the terrorists might intrude in Punjab from NWFP after operation Rah-e-Nijat against militants in South Waziristan.
To show that A causes B, it's necessary to isolate both cause and effect factors, to remove what might intrude between them (and so confuse the results).
In the method, the first unvulcanized rubber is divided into two flows, and a portion of the second unvulcanized rubber is caused to intrude therebetween.