We can say "invade someone's privacy", but can the verb "intrude" be used in the same way without a preposition? As in,
Don't intrude my privacy.
Or should it be:
Don't intrude into my privacy.
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No, do not use intrude. It does not work. Why? I am not an English professor, but I think intrude intimates a physical trampling of someone's space or conversation, done either on accident, or deliberately. Invading means on purpose, with forethought. You don't invade by accident, but you can intrude by accident. I hope I helped.