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untangle

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishuntangleun‧tan‧gle /ˌʌnˈtæŋɡəl/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 MIX#to separate pieces of string, wire etc that are twisted together2 COMPLICATED#to make something less complicated 🔊 The research attempts to untangle some of these issues.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
untangleThey're trying to untangle a snarl-up in editing.And he lacked the equipment with which to untangle an immensely complex jealousy.As the creator of the software, it has a leg up in figuring out how to untangle it.I sorted the orange nylon lines out and did some tying, untangling line from line, knot from knot.Firemen eventually managed to untangle the frightened child from the bars by prising them apart.Robin Penfold untangles this intricate £500 million business.
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Verb table
untangle
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyuntangle
he, she, ituntangles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyuntangled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave untangled
he, she, ithas untangled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad untangled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill untangle
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have untangled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam untangling
he, she, itis untangling
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you, we, theyare untangling
Past
I, he, she, itwas untangling
you, we, theywere untangling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been untangling
he, she, ithas been untangling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been untangling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be untangling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been untangling
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