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English definition of “be tied up”

be tied up

phrasal verb with tie
 
 
/taɪ/ verb (present participle tying, past tense and past participle tied)
to be very busy and unable to speak to anyone, go anywhere, etc: Mrs Moran is tied up in a meeting at the moment but I'll ask her to call you later.Busy and activeHurrying and doing things quickly
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