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Translation of "tie" - English-Spanish dictionary

tie

verb /tai/ ( present participle tying, past tense, past participle tied)
( often with to, onetc) to fasten with a string, rope etc amarrar, atar He tied the horse to a tree The parcel was tied with string I don’t like this job – I hate being tied to a desk.
to fasten by knotting; to make a knot in atar(se), anudar(se) He tied his shoelaces.
to be joined by a knot etc atar(se), hacer (un nudo, etc) The belt of this dress ties at the front.
to score the same number of points etc (in a game, competition etc) empatar Three people tied for first place.
be tied up
to be busy; to be involved (with) estar pillado/ocupado/liado I can’t discuss this matter just now – I’m tied up with other things.
( with with) to be connected with estar relacionado/conectado con The whole affair is tied up with politics.
tie (someone) down phrasal verb
to limit someone’s freedom etc atar, sujetar; limitar Her work tied her down.
tie in phrasal verb ( tie up)
to be linked or joined (logically) ligar, concordar This doesn’t tie in (with what he said before).
(Definition of tie from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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