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(somewhat rare) Bringing harm or injury to
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“Other e-mail packages display it less reliably, and some will completely mangle the message.”
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Present participle for to injure, destroy, or severely damage by cutting or slashing
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“We'll still mangle the turkey but thanks to you, we'll mangle it in half the time.”
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Present participle for to twist or contort something severely
“If you are planning to replace the metal EMI shield, take care not to rip or mangle the metal tape.”
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Present participle for to ruin something, especially through incompetence
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“Dogberry belongs to that class of Shakespearean comic figures who totally mangle the English language.”
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Present participle for to inflict a violent and disfiguring injury on
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Present participle for to crush or reduce to fine particles
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Present participle for to incorrectly recite a quote
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Present participle for bend and give way under pressure or strain
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Present participle for to handle roughly or clumsily
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Present participle for to obtain with great effort or difficulty
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Present participle for to pressure someone into doing something
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A deep cut or tear in skin or flesh
“Firstly, I apologise to Ira Gershwin for mangling his lyrics to create the title of this article!”
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