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tie sb down

(GET DECISION)
表态
informal phrasal verb with tie /taɪ/ verb ( present tense tying, past tense and past participle tied)
to make someone give you a clear decision
使(某人)明确表态
I'll try to tie her down on her plans.
我会设法让她把计划确定下来。
Questioning people and asking questions in generalCuriositySuspecting and questioning
(Definition of tie sb down phrasal verb, verb (GET DECISION) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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