- 1.1 (interfere) See examples:to meddle (
in/ withsomething)don't meddle in her affairs!meterse or entrometerse or inmiscuirse ( enalgo)to meddle¡no te metas or entrometas or inmiscuyas en sus asuntos! withsomebodymeterse conalguienExample sentences1.2 (tamper) See examples:to meddle
- Don't meddle in matters that don't concern you, unless you want to face the wrath of Rowan!
- Elections should be open and transparent so there is no opportunity for meddling.
- He also said foreign governments should stop meddling in Hong Kong's affairs.
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- Jack Taggart, is yelling at his son, Billy, to carefully affix all the scarecrows to their posts, while also accusing him of meddling with his equipment.
- He told Hudson that he had to understand that people who had their homes invaded felt very bad about the fact that others had been meddling with their property.
- Stating that the gallery is full-fledged now, Vidya says that it has sufficient space and infrastructure to host an exclusive show without meddling with the regular display area.
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