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wangle

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwanglewan‧gle /ˈwæŋɡəl/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 informalGET to get something, or arrange for something to happen, by cleverly persuading or tricking someonewangle something (out of somebody) 🔊 In the end she wangled an invitation.wangle your way out of/into something 🔊 I wangled my way into art school.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
wangleI wangled an interview with her once, in her office on the west end of the island.Some of them had no doubt spent most of the preceding year trying to wangle an invitation to play in the pro-am.Gail has wangled it so that we can get in without tickets.""They're sending me to Paris next weekend.'' ""How did you manage to wangle that?''He came to wangle your legacy from you and you refused.wangle something (out of somebody)Tanner managed to wangle a pay raise out of him.He came to wangle your legacy from you and you refused.I wangled an interview with her once, in her office on the west end of the island.Some of them had no doubt spent most of the preceding year trying to wangle an invitation to play in the pro-am.
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Verb table
wangle
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theywangle
he, she, itwangles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywangled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave wangled
he, she, ithas wangled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad wangled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill wangle
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have wangled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam wangling
he, she, itis wangling
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you, we, theyare wangling
Past
I, he, she, itwas wangling
you, we, theywere wangling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been wangling
he, she, ithas been wangling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been wangling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be wangling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been wangling
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