Definition of 'embroil'
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Trust has been eroded by the fact that she has been embroiled in one scandal after another. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The bailed-out lender was arguably more deeply embroiled in the scandal than its German rival. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He had barely taken his place when he was embroiled in a row with an opponent. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The default risks are particularly serious for governments that are deeply embroiled in the banking crisis. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Sage is embroiled in a deeply personal and painful situation. 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)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)Too often, advisers have become embroiled in mis-selling scandals. 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)One of Britain's largest employers groups is embroiled in a row over the election of its new leader. Times, Sunday Times (2016)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 brothers got embroiled in a fight - I am not sure what happened. The Sun (2014)
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