tangle with (someone or something)

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tangle with (someone or something)

To fight, argue, or engage in a dispute with someone or something. I wouldn't tangle with them if I were you. They've got so much money that you'll never stand a chance in court. My brother always had a habit of tangling with kids much bigger than him. Trust me, she is not one to tangle with.
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tangle with someone or something (over someone or something)

to battle against someone or something about someone or something. Tim tangled with Karen over the children. I hope I don't have to tangle with the bank over this loan. I don't want to tangle with city hall.
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tangle with

v.
To enter into argument, dispute, or conflict with someone or something: The tenants were afraid to tangle with their landlord's expensive lawyers.
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tangle with someone/something

in. to quarrel or fight with someone or something. It’s like tangling with a grizzly.
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Leila de Lima's take, in interviews conducted by the Inquirer, on President Duterte tangling with US President Barack Obama over the war on illegal drugs in the Philippines that has led to the cancellation of their bilateral meeting in the Laotian capital, Vientiane, on the sidelines of the annual Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) summit.