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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 with (someone or something)

To interfere or involve oneself with someone or something in an intrusive, unwelcome, or unsolicited manner. I would have gotten away with the money laundering if you hadn't gone meddling with the financial accounts! I wouldn't meddle with them if you know what's good for you—they have enough money and power to cause some real problems for you.
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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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meddle with someone or something

to interfere with someone or something; to mess around with someone or something. Please don't meddle with me. I am in a bad mood. Would you please stop meddling with my computer?
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The US meddled in elections at least 81 times from 1946 to 2000, including in Yugoslavia in the 2000 against Slobodan Milosevic, according to a survey by Researcher Dov Levin of Carnegie Mellon University's Institute for Politics and Strategy.
Just like our ambassadors have never meddled in the civic processes and politics of Western nations, these foreign envoys led by Godec must not be involved in Kenya's.
If they have meddled, and are continuing to meddle, as U.
Multiple US intelligence agencies have concluded that Moscow meddled in the 2016 election to try to help Mr Trump win.
AMERICAN President Donald Trump yesterday said Vladimir Putin feels insulted at claims that Russia meddled with the result of the US election.
Everybody knows that Russia meddled in our elections.
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The Pinoy Trending News posted an article last week, in which it claimed that Padron meddled in the stripping of the VCMs, which were used in the May 2016 polls, in late 2016.