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    Don't get yourself involved with the accident.

    My friend witnesses an auto accident. When police come, he would like to tell them what he has seen. But I don't want him to. (It's quite common in China people don't like to testify.)

    Can I say: don't get yourself involved with the accident.

    Does the phrase 'involved with' make sense in the context? Thank you.

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    Re: Don't get yourself involved with the accident.

    Quote Originally Posted by LiuJing View Post
    My friend witnesses an auto accident. When police come, he would like to tell them what he has seen. But I don't want him to. (It's quite common in China people don't like to testify.)

    Can I say: don't get yourself involved with the accident.

    Does the phrase 'involved with' make sense in the context? Thank you.
    Just say "Don't get involved".

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    Re: Don't get yourself involved with the accident.

    In this case the witness, whether testifying or not, is not involved with the accident. 'Don't get involved' is perfectly clear.

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