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

tie-up

noun [ C ] (DELAY) 延迟 uk us /ˈtaɪ.ʌp/ US

a temporary problem that delays progress, such as too much traffic on the road

停顿,停滞;交通阻塞
I missed my flight because of a tie-up on the interstate. 由于州际公路上交通堵塞,我错过了航班。

(Translation of “tie-up noun (DELAY)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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