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    Cool tide or tie you over

    is the expression: "to tide you over" or "to tie you over"?

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    Default Re: tide or tie you over

    Tide. It's from the sea tide, which when it rises will release a ship that has run aground. However, it has come to mean "suffice."
    Mother Tongue Annoyances To "Tide Over"


    [native speaker, not teacher]

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