[Word For Today] Tangle

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Rescuers attempt to free right whale tangled in fishing gear off coast of Canada

Marine experts are trying to free a right whale tangled in fishing gear off the coast of Canada. The 18-year-old whale, spotted in the Gulf of St. Lawrence on Canada’s east coast, has been trapped for at least two weeks, CTV reported.
The Campobello Whale Rescue Team planned to attempt to disentangle the whale on Sunday, CTV reported.
Several right whales have been found dead off the coast of Canada this year. On Friday, the Canada Department of Fisheries and Oceans announced the death of two more whales, brining the total to eight in 2019.

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Translations of tangle in different languages:

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How is tangle used?

  • (used as a verb) to become or form, or to make something into, an untidy mass

His foot became tangled in the rope.

  • (used as a noun) an untidy mass of things that are not in a state of order, or a state of confusionor difficulty

a tangle of wires

  • tangle with sb.

→ to become involved with someone, usually by arguing or fighting with them

Heh, I wouldn’t tangle with these girls.

  • be/get tangled up in sth.

→ involved in something bad

I was not about to get tangled up in their argument.


Practice:

Are you fearful that he is somehow ______________ larger issues?

A. tangled    B. tangled with    C. tangled up in

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