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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishembroilem‧broil /ɪmˈbrɔɪl/ verb [transitive]  TAKE PART/BE INVOLVEDto involve someone or something in a difficult situationembroil somebody/something in something I became embroiled in an argument with the taxi driver.→ See Verb table
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embroilIf Felipe didn't like it he shouldn't have agreed to their coming and got them embroiled.More recently he was embroiled in a row with Darlington's Catholic community over plans to extend two schools.Both products have been embroiled in angry debate.Researchers who speak plainly are likely to find themselves embroiled in controversy and accused of unscientific bias.So keeping a low profile avoids getting embroiled in political controversy, which is the proper province of the elected Diet.
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Verb table
Simple Form
I, you, we, theyembroil
he, she, itembroils
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I, you, he, she, it, we, theyembroiled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave embroiled
he, she, ithas embroiled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad embroiled
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill embroil
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have embroiled
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