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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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The fishermen continue to intrude into Pakistan's marine rich Indus delta region containing high quality fish, at the cost of livelihood of local fishermen resulting in depletion of fish stock and ecological damage to rare fish species, he added.
Outsiders now intrude frequently to upset the carefully calibrated gestalt established by man and Graboid alike.
They hide any personal intentions or feelings in their paintings, and don't intrude upon nature.
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More than 70 Al Qaeda militants attempt to intrude into Tajikistan from Afghanistan, reported CA-News citing Tajik language service of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.
The press service of the Ata Meken party said the plane AN-2 was flying above the frontier areas, but did not intrude into the airspace of the neighboring Uzbekistan.
Krakauer reads the account dispassionately, never allowing his own opinions to intrude on the narrative.
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Brick's understated semi-voiced reading does not intrude on the story line.
A proposed initiative requiring a public vote on a downtown sports arena is illegal because it would intrude on the city's power to oversee redevelopment, according to a legal opinion sought by city officials.