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intertwine

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishintertwinein‧ter‧twine /ˌɪntəˈtwaɪn $ -tər-/ verb [intransitive, transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 CONNECTED WITHif two situations, ideas etc are intertwined, they are closely related to each otherbe closely/inextricably intertwined 🔊 The problems of crime and unemployment are closely intertwined.2 JOIN something TOGETHERif two things intertwine, or if they are intertwined, they are twisted togetherintertwine with 🔊 a necklace of rubies intertwined with pearls→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
be closely/inextricably intertwinedOrthodoxy and national identity were inextricably intertwined, and religious leaders became the spokesmen of national revolt.Often these concerns were inextricably intertwined, in job meetings, phone calls, and after-hours bar conversations.The paradox is that this skilfulness is inextricably intertwined with incompetence.In the eyes of geophysicists, hydrothermal circulation is inextricably intertwined with the pulsing bank of heat inside the planet.The enterprise-based bargaining structure is closely intertwined with the structure of workers' trade unions.It was inextricably intertwined with wider social and political forces and changes.
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Verb table
intertwine
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyintertwine
he, she, itintertwines
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyintertwined
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave intertwined
he, she, ithas intertwined
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad intertwined
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill intertwine
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have intertwined
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam intertwining
he, she, itis intertwining
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you, we, theyare intertwining
Past
I, he, she, itwas intertwining
you, we, theywere intertwining
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been intertwining
he, she, ithas been intertwining
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been intertwining
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be intertwining
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been intertwining
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