meddle in

meddle in (something)

To involve oneself in some situation or activity, especially that which one is not meant or welcome to be involved in. I would have gotten away with the money laundering if you hadn't gone meddling in the company's financial affairs! My parents are always meddling in my love life, trying to set me up on dates with guys I have no interest in.
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meddle in something

to intrude [oneself] into something. I wish you wouldn't meddle in my affairs. Go meddle in someone else's business.
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The President said he was not worried about Russia trying to meddle in the 2018 elections because "we'll counter act whatever they do and we are having strong backup systems.
WEST PALM BEACH, Florida: President Donald Trump, in a series of angry and defiant tweets Sunday morning, sought to shift the blame to Democrats for Russia's virtual war to meddle in the 2016 election, saying that President Barack Obama had not done enough to stop the interference and denying that he had ever suggested that Moscow might not have been involved.
He said he absolutely did not meddle in our election.
Moreover, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said in August that there is "no doubt" the US will again try to meddle in the 2018 presidential election.
In a sarcastic tweet,Ayatollah Ali Khamenei took to Twitter to advise the US to "manage their country, tackle #WhiteSupremacy rather than meddle in nations' affairs.
President Rodrigo Duterte would not want to meddle in the impeachment complaint filed against Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, Malacanang said on Thursday.
Interviewed by the Voice of Lebanon radio station, the lawmaker said that the fact that Lebanese MPs have always wagered on foreign policies is what made Lebanon lose its independency, but has also opened the door before some countries to meddle in the country's internal affairs.
Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has declared that his government will not meddle in the election of a new Orthodox Patriarch.
Arab League's Moussa Says He Did Not Meddle in Affairs of Egypt
Taxpayer-funded health care would, without question, give the government an excuse to meddle in the private lives of individuals to an even greater extent than it does already, as the government would use the fact that it is paying for an individual's health care as justification for instructing that same individual on how to live.
The European Commission was warned last night not to meddle in the organisation of professional football.
Despite more than 40 years of Supreme Court rulings mandating that public schools refrain from promoting religion, some school board members, teachers and administrators will not accept the fact that they are not supposed to meddle in the private religious lives of students.
Certainly, there's no guarantee that Latino border agents will be more compassionate to Mexican border crossers or that Pakistani FBI agents will be less prone to needlessly meddle in the affairs of Muslim Americans under surveillance.
And tell your sister not to meddle in your business-and that you won't meddle in hers.