intrude into

intrude into (something)

To involve oneself in something in a way that is meddlesome or unwelcome. A reflexive pronoun can be used between "intrude" and "into." I make it a point never to intrude myself into other people's personal affairs. Leave it to Mom to try to intrude into your relationship.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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.
See also: intrude
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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