Translation of "tie sth up" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

tie sth up

(NOT AVAILABLE) 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

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。

(Translation of “tie sth up phrasal verb, verb (NOT AVAILABLE)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)