Tie

I couldn't go because I was tied ____ at work.


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RonBee

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I had to work late.

;-)
 

sara88

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I think it means I was busy with my work, right?!
 

RonBee

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I think it means I was busy with my work, right?!
Yep. "He was tied up at work" = "He was focused on work to the exclusion of everything else"

:)
 

bwana_ndege

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Literally "tied up at work" :?:

... works as an escapologist :lol:
 

Justine

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i think it means he did could not make it to work because he was stressed
 
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