tan|gled [ `tæŋgld ] adjective
1. ) if something is tangled, its parts are twisted around each other in a messy way:
brushing her tangled black hair
Many passengers were trapped in the tangled mass of steel.
2. ) very complicated and difficult to deal with:
his tangled love life
be/get tangled up in something
to be or become involved in a difficult situation
be/get tangled (up) with
to be or become connected to something or someone in a complicated way

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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