But she tangled with a friend over abortion, and soon found herself reading technical medical books in the library.
The president, who has tangled with his generals, must have been kidding.
But then the movie kind of started skipping along like some tangled tumbleweed of confusion.
The tale of jobs growth under Obama is a tangled one that defies a simple slogan.
David A. Graham and Eve Conant report on the former exotic dancer's tangled past.
Along the lower Rio Grande it forms dense, tangled thickets.
The last I saw of the trenches was the tangled line on Fusilier Bluff.
At last she came out of the woods upon a hill-side covered with the tangled undergrowth that follows a fire upon the hills.
If he hadn't been tangled up in his cod line, so we could haul him up by that, he'd have been down yet.
Oswald asks many questions as to matters that have puzzled his mind while pondering over this tangled web.
mid-14c., nasalized variant of tagilen "to involve in a difficult situation, entangle," from a Scandinavian source (cf. dialectal Swedish taggla "to disorder," Old Norse þongull "seaweed"). In reference to material things, from c.1500. Meaning "to fight with" is American English, first recorded 1928. Related: Tangled; tangling. Tanglefoot (1859) was Western American English slang for "strong whiskey."
1610s, "a tangled condition," from tangle (v.).