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tie sb down

informal
phrasal verb with tie uk   us   /taɪ/ verb (present participle tying, past tense and past participle tied)
  • (GET DECISION)

to make someone give you a ​cleardecision: I'll ​try to ​tie her down on her ​plans.
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