tie sb down phrasal verb, verb (LIMIT) translation to Mandarin Chinese

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

tie sb down

[M often passive] (LIMIT)
informal phrasal verb with tie /taɪ/ verb ( present tense tying, past tense and past participle tied)
to limit someone's freedom
He's tied down by having to work every Saturday.
We'd like to travel more, but having children at school really ties us down.
Limiting and restrictingPreventing and impeding
(Definition of tie sb down phrasal verb, verb (LIMIT) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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