tangled up with (someone or something)

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tangled up with (someone or something)

Involved, embroiled, or entrapped with someone or something that proves to be awkward, difficult, or troublesome. I don't know why I ever got tangled up with them—they've only gotten me in trouble! His money is all tangled up with some dodgy investment firm.
See also: tangled, up
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The Wolves legend was asked by a national radio station for his opinion ahead of the recent derby clash against Villa and got completely tangled up with his cliches.
No, the highlight of the Six Nations for me (just beating the streaker almost getting tangled up with play at Lansdowne Road) came just after half-time last week.