Phrasal Verb: Tie down

Tie down

Meaning: Secure something to prevent it moving

Example: They TIED him DOWN to stop him escaping.

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Tie down

Meaning: Remove or restrict freedom

Example: Marriage TIES you DOWN.

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Tie down

Meaning: Stop people (often police or military) going where they are needed

Example: The army were TIED DOWN with the rebellion and couldn't help.

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