meddle
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meddle
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to interfere)
a. entrometerse
He advised me not to meddle, since it was something that didn't concern me.Me aconsejó no entrometerme, ya que no era algo de mi incumbencia.
b. inmiscuirse
The Chinese accused the Russians of meddling in their internal affairs.Los chinos acusaron a los rusos de inmiscuirse en sus asuntos internos.
c. meterse
Don't tell Jane. I don't want her meddling in my business.No se lo digas a Jane. No quiero que se meta en mis asuntos.
2. (to fiddle; used with "with")
a. toquetear
Stop meddling with the controls of the remote. I've got it set up how I want it.Deja de toquetear los botones del mando. Lo tengo configurado como a mí me gusta.
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meddle
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (general)
a. entrometerse
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meddle [ˈmedl]
intransitive verb
1 (interfere) (entro)meterse;in en
who asked you to meddle? ¿quién te manda a ti meterte en esto?; he's always meddling es un entrometido
2
to meddle with sth (touch) toquetear algo; manosear algo; (causing damage) estropear algo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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