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interfere in (something)

To disrupt or meddle in something. Quit interfering in my plans—it's my wedding day, after all! Leave it to Mom to try to interfere in anything you want to do.
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interfere with (something)

1. To disrupt or meddle with something. Quit interfering with my plans—it's my wedding day after all! Leave it to Mom to try to interfere with anything you want to do.
2. To tamper or mess with something. Someone must have interfered with the server last night because it's not working right today.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

interfere in something

to meddle in something; to become involved in someone else's business. Don't interfere in my business! Are you interfering in this matter again?
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interfere with someone or something

to meddle with something or someone's affairs. Please do not interfere with us. Are you interfering with my project?
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

interfere with

1. To serve as a hindrance or obstacle to something: Don't let football practice interfere with your schoolwork.
2. To tamper with something: Someone interfered with the alarm system, and now it's broken.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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Meanwhile House Speaker Paul Ryan has said there is "no question" that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election and continues to try undermine democracy in the United States and around the world.
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But according to jucial commission, it is a policy making institution, whose function should not be interfered with.
After all, the Americans interfered and attempted to dictate to the British public Brexit's voting decisions, maybe with the TTIP trade agreement in mind.
"The Embassy stresses that it has not interfered in Bahraini domestic affairs and that in all its dealings it is scrupulously careful to act in accordance with international norms for diplomatic behaviour."
The current study is consistent with an earlier rat study published in the April 2004 issue of EHP, which found that PCBs interfered directly with fetal TH receptor signaling, as opposed to reducing circulating maternal TH levels.
I felt it didn't interfere with my players but maybe it interfered with other people and maybe it interfered with the result.
'But I felt it didn't interfere with my players, it didn't interfere with my team, but maybe it interfered with other people and maybe interfered with the result.
The appeals court held that the actual and hypothetical associations with which the work rule allegedly interfered did not touch on matters of public concern.
Fallon was found guilty of careless riding on Lucayan Beauty, the stewards deciding that he had failed to take any steps to prevent interference from occurring on the filly who was adjudged to have interfered with Fanling Lady, who in turn interfered with Time To Relax a furlong from home in the Porters Lodge Fillies' Nursery Handicap.
The stewards held an inquiry and decided that Dettori on the unplaced favourite Bowman had interfered with Steenberg who in turn interfered with Cat Hona High who in turn interfered with King of Happiness.
On both occasions the horse interfered with would probably have improved his own placing.
The proposal by the DEP would have interfered with those plans, Blumenfeld charged.
One-third of all children and adolescents treated with antipsychotic drugs in a New York psychiatric hospital developed symptoms of parkinsonism--mainly muscular rigidity and slowed movements -that interfered with daily activities and of ten persisted for weeks or months after antipsychotic use stopped, researchers report in the October AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY.