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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of untangle.

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  • adjective not tangled


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  • For these two, the personal can never be untangled from the political since every move they make is overshadowed by the threat of Rome – literally, in Peter McKintosh's soaring set with its towering stone walls, iron girders, glass walls and overhanging gantry looming above and around the glittering oriental lamps and sumptuous fabrics of the Egyptian court.

    Antony and Cleopatra – review Clare Brennan 2010

  • NEW YORK (AP) - Tom Renney's night started with a rousing ovation at Madison Square Garden and ended with him standing at his postgame news conference after he couldn't get his chair untangled from the table. 2008

  • All it takes is one of us females let loose in a room with any amount of the scum that the courts wont deal with properly and l can guarantee that none of them will walk out, furthermore when they are untangled from a ripped up pretzel shape and if they make it out of hospital alive or with all limbs or however they are none will want to commit a crime again. on December 23, 2008 at 2: 30 pm | Reply Gaijin

    It Can’t Be……….. But It Is! « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG Inspector Gadget 2008

  • Lately, they have been culled, "untangled," rethreaded, and worked by Blackburn into a tapestry of tales told by persons who worked, hung out, and grew up with Billie Holiday.

    Street Diva Kempton, Arthur 2005

  • Within an hour, Uri, tracing from Israel, Ethiopia, and New York, "untangled" the mess - and rescued 14, 500 Jews! 2009

  • Jack Harrington had anticipated this crush and waited by his sled until it untangled.


  • Funny thing, when I finally got it untangled it looked more like a six inch Brookie.

    Do you remembe your first fish? You probably won't beieve this... 2009

  • Tess, who had apparently been with Payton, untangled our bags.

    Times Squared Julia DeVillers 2011

  • Mr. Unethical untangled the following knotty problems of moral philosophy this week:

    That's Unethical! Con Chapman 2011

  • She smiled and untangled her hand from his and stood up.

    A Light at Winter’s End Julia London 2011


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