Translation of untangle in Spanish:

untangle

Pronunciation: /ʌnˈtæŋgəl/

vt

  • [hair/threads] desenredar, desenmarañar; [mystery] esclarecer*, dilucidar, desentrañar
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    • She reached to untangle the reins and free the horse, the bushes scratching at her arms, snagging the sleeves of her now-tattered dress.
    • He twisted his hands to untangle them, then he discovered my watch and started poking at the liquid crystal display behind the glass.
    • I would watch the dark, tanned bodies of fishermen, untangling their seine, getting ready for the toils of the day.
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    • He valiantly discards this safety net, daring readers to untangle the clues ahead of the police.
    • They must not only unravel the problems of their own lives, they must untangle the mystery of his death.
    • We should therefore take heart from what has largely been an unsensational, sensitive and informed approach not just to reporting events but to untangling the complex political and diplomatic background.

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