meddle in (something)

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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 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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He underlined that Saudi Arabia meddles in the internal affairs of all the regional countries, and said, "For the same reason the Iraqi government should confront that country's ambassador to Baghdad."
In practice, the government meddles in markets anyway-but it meddles irrationally, through patchwork programs and ad hoc protectionism.
The statement by the mission came after the British ambassador to Manama claimed that "Iran meddles in other countries' affairs".