A few doors down, Jeff Nier was trying to figure out how to untangle the three-car pile-up in his driveway.
It will take an outsider to untangle the pernicious insiders' club that Berlusconi created in the Italian government.
Researchers have scrutinized the phenomenon, struggling to untangle the psychological factors from the genetic.
How will they find legal advice to help them untangle the legal nightmare of applying for and qualifying for asylum?
Come Thursday, the Moon causes misunderstandings that you find impossible to untangle.
I once got up against this in a manner which took some time to untangle.
It took the repair men an hour to untangle the wires and fix them.
As soon as Philippe recovered from his amazement, he fell on his knees and began to untangle the lace from the dog's body.
“For what you call your mix-up to untangle,” was his answer.
Perhaps he would soon discover his mistake, return to the café and untangle the snarl.