Definition of 'embroil'
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The default risks are particularly serious for governments that are deeply embroiled in the banking crisis.Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
He established standards that were remembered with nostalgia when a couple of his successors became embroiled in scandal.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Most of them offer us poor deals and some are still embroiled in scandals involving tax avoidance or price fixing.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
United meanwhile need to remember that they have too much class to get embroiled in a fight and lose their rags.The Sun (2008)
If peacekeepers are deployed before peace is established they risk becoming fatally embroiled in the conflict and exploited by the warring factions.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
And then the Government found itself embroiled in a row over the taxing of pasties.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
A headmaster embroiled in a row over the merger of two independent schools has had bleach thrown in his face.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
But memory can also play tricks with perspective, because you are distanced from some lines of argument and embroiled still in others.The Past is Before Us - feminism in action since the 1960s (1989) Times, Sunday Times (2006)
It was a lucky escape; the boss in question ended up embroiled in financial scandal and within six months had committed suicide in the bath.Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
One of Britain's largest employers groups is embroiled in a row over the election of its new leader.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The losing faction in these clashes has often resorted to violence that has embroiled Lebanon in fighting and the periodic assassination of leading politicians and clan chiefs.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Labour is currently embroiled in a row as to why it received secret loans totalling 14million around last year's election.The Sun (2006) The Sun (2014)
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Definition of embroil from the Collins English Dictionary