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    Default What does "tide down" means?

    After the kid comes you'll be tied down again

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    Default Re: What does "tide down" means?

    Quote Originally Posted by dsank0 View Post
    After the kid comes you'll be tied down again
    The literal meaning of "tied down" is something that is secured, with rope, chains, etc, to stop movement. In this figurative sense, "tied down" means that the child's needs will interfere with the person's freedom.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    The literal meaning of "tied down" is something that is secured, with rope, chains, etc, to stop movement. In this figurative sense, "tied down" means that the child's needs will interfere with the person's freedom.
    Thanks a lot, MikeNewYork

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    Default Re: What does "tide down" means?

    dsank0, instead of sending your thanks in a separate message and quoting our replies back to us, just click the Like button, please.

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    Default Re: What does "tide down" means?

    Also, please state your native language/home country correctly. I find it rather unlikely as it is (a Zulu speaker born in Afghanistan).
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    Default Re: What does "tide down" means?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    dsank0, instead of sending your thanks in a separate message and quoting our replies back to us, just click the Like button, please.
    Sorry, I didn't notice that feature :)

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    Default Re: What does "tide down" means?

    Quote Originally Posted by charliedeut View Post
    Also, please state your native language/home country correctly. I find it rather unlikely as it is (a Zulu speaker born in Afghanistan).
    Sorry, It was kinda joke I've corrected it

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