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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.
See also: interfere
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.
See also: interfere
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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'Sam is the owner of the club, but he does not interfere one iota on the playing side.
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Referring to the atheist plaintiff in the lawsuit, the court wrote: "[Michael] Newdow has standing as a parent to challenge a practice that interferes with his right to direct the religious education of his daughter." Classroom recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance in its present form places "students in the untenable position of choosing between participating in an exercise with religious content or protesting," frets the court.
After carefully examining the tone hopping sequences, we can see that mobile #1 interferes with mobiles A and B once every 7 symbols in this figure, thus inter-cell interference being averaged.
Whether in meetings or the semi-seclusion of your cubicle, dozing off interferes with your workload and negatively impacts your professionalism.
Part 3 discusses a problem where the landlord is really a sub-landlord, and addresses whether the sub-landlord is responsible where the overlandlord interferes with a subtenant's possession?
Knit line and rubber-to-metal or rubber-to-rubber bonding failures result when contamination from the mold surface interferes with the bonding process.
It would make it a Federal crime to "use the threat of force, or physical obstruction, that intentionally injures, intimidates, or interferes with any person (or attempts to do so) because that person is or has been obtaining or providing abortion services, or in order to intimidate that person or another from obtaining or providing abortion services."
The color in no way interferes with the clarity or fidelity of the photographs.