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- Reddy was laughing to see how hard Bowser the Hound was working to untangle Reddy's mixed- up trail. - "The Adventures of Reddy Fox", Thornton W. Burgess.
- But Ben Hall seemed to know how to untangle them, and soon the work of getting the tent to shore began to look easier. - "Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue Playing Circus", Laura Lee Hope.
- Rid yourself of all your suspicions, if that's what they are, and I'll try to untangle things. - "The Merriweather Girls and the Mystery of the Queen's Fan", Lizette M. Edholm.