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intrude

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishintrudein‧trude /ɪnˈtruːd/ ●○○ verb [intransitive]  1 INTERFEREto interrupt someone or become involved in their private affairs, in an annoying and unwanted way Would I be intruding if I came with you?intrude into/on/upon Employers should not intrude into the private lives of their employees.2 WANTto come into a place or situation, and have an unwanted effectintrude on It is to be hoped that TV cameras never intrude on this peaceful place.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
intrudeI don't want to intrude, but are you all right?Sorry, I didn't mean to intrude. I didn't realize you were on the phone.Companies should not have the right to intrude into employees' personal lives by giving them psychological tests.It's very important not to intrude on the family's grief, whilst still helping with the funeral arrangements.intrude into/on/uponThe need for ubiquitous intelligence capabilities might intrude on civil liberties.What if he didn't want her to intrude on his being?They had not even let her keep her own loneliness but had intruded on it.They intrude into our personal relationships, govern our patterns of consumption, inform our very notion of human worth.The vagaries of her life and moods can intrude on the household or affect the child.Domesticity need never intrude on the relationship; it may be sporadic, but when there it is always intense.Failure was not allowed to intrude upon the seamless past Amelia presented to the world.She has spent much of the last year lobbying Congress against bills that would intrude upon wilderness areas in her state.intrude onGas stations and fast food places intrude on the city's sense of history.
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Verb table
intrude
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyintrude
he, she, itintrudes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyintruded
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave intruded
he, she, ithas intruded
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad intruded
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill intrude
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have intruded
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam intruding
he, she, itis intruding
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you, we, theyare intruding
Past
I, he, she, itwas intruding
you, we, theywere intruding
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been intruding
he, she, ithas been intruding
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been intruding
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be intruding
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been intruding
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