Translation of "tie sb down" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

tie sb down

[ M often passive ] (LIMIT) 限制 informal phrasal verb with tie /taɪ/ verb (present tense tying, past tense and past participle tied)

to limit someone's freedom

限制,束縛(某人)
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。

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