Meddle sentence example

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  • He's very young to come to meddle with us.
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  • Now maybe he would stop trying to meddle in her life.
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  • What drove her father to meddle in every facet of her life?
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  • Do n't meddle with things you don't understand.
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  • For, first, their compasses are exactly like ours, and they buy them of Europeans as much as they can, scarce daring to meddle with their needles themselves.
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  • He is only to meddle in his own vocation; and to remember that his office is only to be the physician's cook."
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  • Francis was under the spell of Mary Stuart, and she, little disposed to meddle with politics on her own account, was managed by her uncles, the cardinal of Lorraine and the duke of Guise.
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  • It speaks of their defiance of their own constitution, expressly revived by Paul V., forbidding them to meddle in politics; of the great ruin to souls caused by their quarrels with local ordinaries and the other religious orders, their condescension to heathen usages in the East, and the disturbances, resulting in persecutions of the Church, which they had stirred up even in Catholic countries, so that several popes had been obliged to punish them.
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  • The unspoken (or sometimes spoken) assumption is that we are unworthy to meddle in what should be the sole perview of God.
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  • The story echoes a theme familiar to movie-goers of the 'thirties, that it is unwise of 'man' to meddle in things they don't understand.
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  • Russell himself, in petitions to Charles and James, offered to live abroad if his life were spared, and never again to meddle in the affairs of England.
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  • It was not for men to meddle with secrets which are beyond human intelligence.
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  • He well knew that concerted action of the powers was impossible,, as the English government had firmly resolved not to meddle with French affairs.
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  • They held "that no church ought to challenge any prerogative over any other"; and that "the magistrate is not to meddle with religion, or matters of conscience nor compel men to this or that form of religion."
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  • Fortunately, Biren was, sufficiently prudent not to meddle with foreign affairs or with the army, and these departments in the able hands of two other foreigners, who thoroughly identified themselves with Russia, Andrei Osterman and Burkhardt Miinnich (q.v.) did great things in the reign of Anne.
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  • No one might meddle in political affairs, neither parlements nor states-general; still less had the public any right to judge the actions of the government.
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  • But, as he grew stronger, his desire for their good opinion paled before an overmastering propensity to meddle in the affairs of foreign nations.
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