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tie sth up

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占用
phrasal verb with tie /taɪ/ verb ( present tense tying, past tense and past participle tied)
to cause something, often money or possessions, not to be available for use
占用(常指资金、产业等)
All my money is tied up in property.
我所有的资金都投在房地产上了,无法动用。
He tied up the printer all morning, printing out his reports.
他整个早上一直占着打印机打印他的报告。
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Translations of “tie sth up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 佔用, 佔用(常指資金、產業等)…
in Russian завязывать что-либо…
in Turkish bağlamak, bağlayıp düğümlemek…
in Polish związać coś…
(Definition of tie sth up phrasal verb, verb (NOT AVAILABLE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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