Definition of 'tie up'
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Suppose there's fog all the way to Seattle, to the moment we tie up at the SVL Timber quay. HIGH STANDThe boat pulled alongside and, without waiting for the helmsman to tie up, Carol jumped ashore. THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)Marijke and Tony had had to carry on downriver for another mile or so before they found a wharf where they could tie up. THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
`'My brother Cyrus and his crew will follow in our helicopter as soon as they tie up a pair of loose ends. INCA GOLD (1994)
`Sam thought the tie-up with Suntours was wonderfully clever," she said. FINAL RESORT (1999)He knew what Kershaw didn't - the tie-up between this and the peculiar way in which Cantrell's guards had been treating him. PASSION IN THE PEAK (1999)
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Translations for 'tie up'
British English: tie up /taɪ ʌp/ VERB
When you tie something up, you fasten string or rope round it so that it is firm or secure.
He tied up the bag and took it outside.
- American English: tie up
- Arabic: يَرْبُطُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: amarrar
- Chinese: 缚牢
- Croatian: zavezati
- Czech: zavázat
- Danish: binde
- Dutch: vastbinden
- European Spanish: atar
- Finnish: sitoa
- French: ficeler
- German: zubinden
- Greek: δένω
- Italian: allacciare
- Japanese: 固く縛る
- Korean: 긴밀한 관계를 맺다
- Norwegian: binde sammen
- Polish: zawiązać
- European Portuguese: amarrar
- Romanian: a ambala
- Russian: привязывать
- Spanish: inmovilizar
- Swedish: binda fast
- Thai: มัดให้แน่น
- Turkish: bağlamak birini
- Ukrainian: зав'язувати
- Vietnamese: buộc chặt
Definition of tie up from the Collins English Dictionary
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