tie sb up phrasal verb, verb (NOT AVAILABLE) translate to Traditional Chinese
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tie sb up

(NOT AVAILABLE)
無法脫身
phrasal verb with tie /taɪ/ verb ( present tense tying, past tense and past participle tied)
When someone is tied up, they are busy or are prevented from doing something, such as speaking to someone or going somewhere, because they are involved in another event or activity
把(某人)纏住,使(某人)無法脫身
I'm afraid we can't meet till Wednesday - I'm tied up on Monday and Tuesday.
恐怕我們要到週三才能碰頭——我週一和週二都脫不開身。
Mrs Moran is tied up in a meeting at the moment, but I'll ask her to call you later.
莫蘭夫人現在正開會脫不開身,我會告訴她稍後給你打電話。
Busy and activeHurrying and doing things quicklyUnavailable and inaccessiblePresent
Translations of “tie sb up”
in Chinese (Simplified) 无法脱身, 把(某人)缠住,使(某人)无法脱身…
(Definition of tie sb up phrasal verb, verb (NOT AVAILABLE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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