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tie sb down

phrasal verb with tie uk /taɪ/ us /taɪ/ verb present participle tying, past tense and past participle tied


[ M often passive ] to limit someone's freedom

He's tied down by having to work every Saturday. 他星期六都被工作綁住了。
We'd like to travel more, but having children at school really ties us down. 我們想去更多的地方旅遊,可是孩子要上學,把我們綁住了。


to make someone give you a clear decision

I'll try to tie her down on her plans. 我會設法讓她把計劃確定下來。

(Translation of “tie sb down” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)