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- v. get involved in or with
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She’d been crazy to think she could tangle with a man like Matthew Whittaker.
You are bound to tangle with nonfighter supervisors and with the support people up the line who wouldn't have a job if it were not for the airplane drivers.
They were ill-prepared to tangle with nimble dog-fighters eyeball-to-eyeball down in the weeds.
So I have an ornery attitude — no more Mr. Nice Ogre — and I'm not getting mellow in my dotage, as those who tangle with me know.