Let's say a kid is pulling 2 car toys with each of her hands holding each string attaching to each car toy as the below picture
He may "twist / tangle / entangle the 2 strings".
are they roughly the same if we say: "Please don't twist / tangle / entangle the 2 strings"?
twist[transitive] twist something (into something) to turn or wind strings, etc. together to make something longer or thicker
They had twisted the sheets into a rope and escaped by climbing down it.
tangle (something) up to twist something into an untidy mass; to become twisted in this way
She had tangled up the sheets on the bed as she lay tossing and turning.
entangle: to make somebody/something become caught or twisted in something
be/become entangled (in/with something) The bird had become entangled in the wire netting.